Originally posted by dmartini24
The only thing I DO agree with 100% is the Drug Screening. I lived in a pretty bad area in a city in PA & I know these people are using drugs & still getting Foods stamps & SSI . Drug screening should be the FIRST part of applying for state assistance PERIOD. Because there is NO excuse for my tax money to be going to people who use the assistance for drugs.
Almost half of all participants are children (under age 18). 69 percent of food stamp recipients are children, elderly and disabled persons. 6.7 percent of all participants are elderly (age 60 or over).
Originally posted by Destinyone
That would be the end of the Democratic party.......
When the people find that they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic.
"A government big enough to give you everything you need, is a government big enough to take away everything that you have...."
Originally posted by neo96
Social programs do nothing for the people but to keep them enslaved to Government that have become the biggest detriment to this nation.
Originally posted by redoubt
reply to post by Ghost375
hey guys... I hate to burst anyone's anti-tobacco, puritanical balloon but... the moment that you make it an offense to smoke cigarettes, for any reason... any at all, the next thing you'll hear is the sound of big brother coming to piss test you for eating the wrong foods, drinking the wrong fluids and above all, reading the wrong websites.
Leave smokers alone. Leave the poor alone. Leave PEOPLE alone.edit on 29-2-2012 by redoubt because: typo
That may be true for your family, but my family used student loans, PAID them off and are all the better for it. That is where personal responsibility kicks in, you should consider that most people desire to have good lives and high esteem, there is not much esteem in being dependent for too long.
Originally posted by Vitchilo
Originally posted by JBA2848
Just add if you have a government job or have a government contract you should not have voting privilages due to the fact it will make you vote in order to gain more contracts or higher pay.edit on 29-2-2012 by JBA2848 because: (no reason given)
And whoever can still vote need to pass a test on current issues.
The founders wanted people to vote... but they wanted an informed population, which most voters definitely aren't.
Originally posted by neo96
reply to post by mastahunta
I do love it when liberals try to lecture about personal responsibility.
That was hilarious.
Originally posted by OutKast Searcher
reply to post by Rockpuck
I fully 100% agree with the guy.
voting while on Government programs is a blatant conflict of interest.
Well...I guess that means the military should have their voting rights revoked.
You know...conflict of interest and all.