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Romney to welfare mothers: ‘You need to go to work’ !!

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posted on Apr, 17 2012 @ 06:49 PM

Originally posted by FlyersFan
reply to post by SayonaraJupiter

Being a stay at home mother and being a welfare queen are two different things.
A family that can afford to have children and have one parent stay at home is one thing.
A woman who can't afford kids but has them and then lives off the tax payer is something else.
They are NOT the same thing at all.

And we know that Mitt Romney was born into a very wealthy family. So, Mitt never really had to "work" to provide for his Mormon brood.

What you are saying is that you approve of an "income test" before any family can have children.

posted on Apr, 18 2012 @ 03:29 PM
for your reading pleasure...

so, we now have teachers, making $45,000a year, quitting, because is doesn't pay to work when you figure the expense of working along with the childcare into the equaton....
and, you want me to help pay for women to work minimum wage jobs???

by the way.....childcare was never that expensive, till the gov't starting helping the poor, by paying it for them..
it was only then that it became a booming big business....

posted on Apr, 18 2012 @ 07:24 PM

Originally posted by DarthMuerte

Originally posted by TheMindWar
Yeah, nothing like seperating mother from child, how they love to do that.
Stay home with your child, that's fine. Just say NO to stealing from the taxpayers.

So stop paying taxes...

posted on Apr, 18 2012 @ 07:35 PM

Originally posted by timetothink
Why do people think just because they were born, somebody owes them a living or anything else?

It always seems to be the same mindset that believes in evolution and Darwinism turns a blind eye to survival of the fittest.

I know that is harsh, but enough is enough...if you want social programs and prizes bestowed on you because mother nature stuck you here then go to a socialist country...don't make America into one.

Charity should be charitable, not forced.....churches, not for profits, organizations.......
Not the government with my money....I will donate when and where I want to.

As long as welfare exists, I want my money's worth....clean the streets, work in a school as a monitor, there are tons of things they can do.

It's not because they are born it's a part of their CITIZEN CONTRACT.

posted on Apr, 18 2012 @ 07:40 PM

Originally posted by KeliOnyx

Originally posted by RealSpoke
reply to post by DarthMuerte

Then blame the government, do not blame the recipient. Statistically, they have paid into the pool so are entitled to take from it. They were "forced' to pay into it just like you were. It is called a social program, something most third world countries lack.

I would rather my neighbor receive food stamps that I have paid into than starve to death, I'm sorry that you feel otherwise.
edit on 15-4-2012 by RealSpoke because: (no reason given)

Don't waste your time on the Ayn Rand objectivists. Their hero has them convinced they are being stolen from. The best part of it though is said hero had no problem stealing from them when faced with the possibility of losing her money at the end of her life.

And I've known some of these types personally- they will get federal financial aid to pay their way through their liberal arts degrees, small business loans from the government to start a business, then when they are comfortable, they will bitch about all the 'leeches' that get something for nothing...

posted on Apr, 18 2012 @ 07:43 PM

Originally posted by Snoopy1978
the elite criminals they, in their ultimate mediocrity, aspire to be.

See, that's the thing. I remember in my teens I was a Dittohead. Rush Limbaugh had a TV show back then. I would hear him bitch about the poor taking money from hard working wealthy people, and say, "yeah!", because, though I lived with my parents, I wanted to be wealthy some day (but not hard-working
) It wasn't until living in the real world for a while that I changed my tune real quick.

posted on Apr, 18 2012 @ 09:01 PM
Wow.Some of the responses are mind blowing.This is something that the people of Australia have been working on for the past 10 years or so.With the standard cost of living increasing each day and the lack of (real)job opportunities becoming smaller and smaller,their needs to be a solution?I personally dont think that by sending single parents into the work force or loose benefits is the right way to go'as others have posted.Having been a single parent with three young daughters under the age of 12 and also working fulltime,this isnt the easy way"most years we settle on not having family holidays instead working voluntarily at our local salvation army depot.So not all welfare benfit recipiants are lazy,stereotyped,ethnic,stinky,ugly people.....we are just people doing our best with what we have"

posted on Apr, 19 2012 @ 11:40 AM
I think every single person who is on welfare should be checked in criminal records AND... be drug tested.... I saw a woman come in to a local grocery store loaded up with jewelry and these expensive bags and watches.... my girl is a dentist and doesnt even dress like that. but anyway she came up all suited up and paid for food in food stamps. then i saw this Fn whre roll out in a brand new blue 370Z! wtf?!@?salkdjawolihdasiudha

posted on Apr, 19 2012 @ 03:04 PM
reply to post by hossway17

I think your on crack.
So for those people who work, pay taxes , are law abiding citizens, but have cancer and use medical marijuana to relieve nausea and pain, buh bye welfare assistance because a few bad apples like to sell drugs on the side or whatever. Oh and by the way, thrift stores/flea markets have alot of jewelry, and expensive looking clothes. What, did put examine her jewelry to ensure it's all gold and diamonds, while her clothes are absolutely Gucci , vutton?
Looks like someone is jumping to conclusions

posted on Apr, 20 2012 @ 01:00 PM
Dear those who don't get it because they never walked a mile in a poor person's shoes.

Growing up, I lived in a household which made roughly 120k a year. Never lacked for anything. I started working in 5th grade with my mother in her office, xeroxing and stuffing envelopes for 4.50 an hour during the summers. I then got my first 'real' job at 16 in 89 and was there 4 years. From that day on, I worked non stop til 2010 in various fast food/gas station/cashier jobs.

In Nov 2010 I lost my job. I have looked everywhere for work and found nothing. Tons of people applying for the same single to two job openings. I moved hoping to make it better. Same situation. Nothing. Zero. Been out of work since then. I DO have a temporary substitute janitor job that I get called in to work when someone gets sick once a few months time. Min wage here is 8.50 for the record.

Today I'm packing my boxes reluctantly to move into housing. Thank GOD this is a crime free small town. A poor small town but crime free. We have one cop working days, one at night. That's it. Do you think I like the fact I can NOT find work after putting in hundreds upon hundreds of apps into places every month to three (whenever the time to hold them runs out, I reapply if they are hiring or not), or I get many interviews and get excited - only to not hear from them til I call later and am told it was given to someone else? Most jobs now tell you right away, "We have a LOT of people interviewing for this position''. That makes you give your best every time - and when you're not chosen over and over and over and over, you feel like a less than human - especially when you worked hard for decades; the only break you took was vacation now and then every few years.

So here's me, going to HOUSING hopefully for a short time til something comes and I can get out and live again. Not all of us want this. But some of us have to accept this humbling time and do what we have to do or die.

Do I mooch? NO. But I'm damned grateful this is here for me right now. I know sometimes we have to step down a lot of levels in order to move up many.

But please. Stop putting ALL of us hard timers into the nasty disgusting 'poor are parasites and should be killed, the losers' category. This HURTS as it is that I have to DO this. I do NOT appreciate being put in to the category some of you have automatically placed on 'welfare recipients'.

It could happen to any of you. I NEVER thought this would happen to me. I ALWAYS worked. Always. Paid my own way 100%. Always.

From me to you: there but for grace goeth you. Really.

Good day. I have to keep packing.

posted on Apr, 27 2012 @ 11:40 AM
reply to post by Demention

besides the people that medically dependent then... sorry wasnt too detailed...

posted on Apr, 27 2012 @ 11:43 AM
reply to post by sarra1833

I apologize for what is going on... it must be tough... Even though you are in the situation, you are at least trying to do something. i just feel like a lot of people just give up easily nowadays. so i applaud you for not giving up.

posted on Apr, 28 2012 @ 08:19 PM
Romney has decided that poor mothers need "the dignity of a job", even though it means leaving their small children with others - whom Romney will have the govt pay for.

On the hand, Romney and all the Republicans have decided that Anne Romney does just find without the dignity of a job, even though her kids are grown and she wouldn't have to leave them in daycare to get some dignity.

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