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Originally posted by akapapasmurf
Originally posted by Frontkjemper
reply to post by DarthMuerte
Yep, a typical story from a "modern" society... It's all about ME ME ME and the "you owe me" mentality.
well what do you expect theres no future , for her how do you expect her to feed herself ? maybe she could open a lemonade stand or something .. if theres no handout and your not strong enough to take other peoples # theres only 1 way out and thats the off switch
Originally posted by dbates
Originally posted by Asktheanimals
Forget the government's part in this and the mothers' as well.
Where were her neighbors and friends?
Apparently they tried to help but she wouldn't accept their charity.
Originally posted by starchild10
Originally posted by navy_vet_stg3
I feel sorry for the kids. Not her. She had other options, but was either too lazy or too stupid to find them. Most churches would have helped her out. Friends, family, etc. Instead, she decided to try to kill her kids and then kill herself. She was a selfish individual, and the world is better off without her. I can't have compassion for ANYONE who attempts to kill their own kids. I don't care what the "reason" is.
Wow just wow...
She may well have had mental health problems. Fact is you don't know. Suggest you look up the word 'compassion' in the dictionary.
Originally posted by Jessicamsa
Originally posted by SaturnFX
May have had?
I would go on record to say she absolutely did have.
Evidence: She tried to kill her own children, then successfully killed herself.
Is there more evidence needed?
Thats like saying Ted Bundy may have been a bit crazy...what with the serial killing and keeping his boyfriends in the fridge/eating them, etc...
Of course he was nuts...there is no sane and reasonable explanation as to why that, or the mothers actions happened beyond their brain not working properly.
Some people who kill others are not mentally ill. People kill others for many different reasons. Some just think it is fun to kill people.
With this mother, it sounds more like she was acting out of fear/desperation.
With all of the millions of people losing their jobs, I am surprised this doesn't happen more often.
And Ted Bundy never killed boyfriends and kept them in the fridge. That was Jeffrey Dahmer. Bundy killed women and dumped their bodies.
Originally posted by Blackmarketeer
You have to be pretty far below what many here would consider "poor" to qualify for food stamps. Were talking poverty, abject poverty. From how her neighbors and friends talk about her refusing their charity, perhaps she was too proud to take it, until things got desperate, and then to be told for whatever reason she couldn't get any aid for food, with 2 kids to feed - some people decide it's better not to have their kids live in that kind of world.
Originally posted by andersensrm
Yea except theres always loopholes. When I see someone going to the store in a mercedes, using food stamps to buy cases and cases of diet soda, while wearing expensive jewelry. See it everyday.
They're poor because they decided to burn their money on crap, or they have never worked a hard day in their lives.
I don't understand why we can't just give food stamps for a more limited time, with limitations on what people can buy.
Originally posted by navy_vet_stg3
Apparently, she was too stupid to fill out the forms properly. She wasn't "denied" as the subject says.
Originally posted by mwood
There are places to get help if you need it.
I have never lived in a place anywhere in the country where you had to go without food & shelter.
Most all churches have programs where you can get boxes of food from their food bank and the Salvation Army also helps with food, clothes & shelter
Seek and you shall find help.
It's sad she thought she had to kill her children because she couldn't get food stamps. Most likely she wasn't a first time user of public assistance and had become too reliant upon it.
And I know tons of people who intentionally put themselves in bad situations so they can be approved for food stamps so they don't have to work as hard.