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Rich people will never understand that they are lucky enough to be part of the MINORITY that enjoys living a life where money isn't an issue everyday from when you wake up till you go to sleep.
Originally posted by 1337s0lja
Well if they ever were to cut the food stamp program they may want to spend about 5 to 10 years teaching people how to be self sufficient. That is the problem after all. We (I mean about 98% of people in this country) rely on grocery stores for food and if that food ever stopped being shipped to the grocery stores people would not know how to plant and grow crops. That being said I dont think its a food stamp problem, I think its the education level of most Americans that create a dependency mindset! That goes for everyone on foodstamps and everyone whose not. Me and my wife dont make a lot of money but we get by just fine and we both work. We are expecting and we were able to get on the Medicaid program ( I dont have 10000 dollars for a child). That being said, I will never use Wic at all because the food that you can buy with WIC is extemely unhealthy and fake. If the government really cared about the health of the nation then they would only allow for organic natural products to be purchased through their programs. This is obviously not the case. Per month, we only get $10 for vegetables and its for nothing organic. If you just take a step back and realize that right or left is not for you, it is against you. Feeding you synthetic food, indoctrination, racial tensions orchestrated through the media, etc... I sometimes wish that the system would collapse. I feel that if it doesnt, one day we will live in a society where we have to pay to breath. Sorry for ranting..
Originally posted by wildtimes
reply to post by jssaylor2007
see my edit to the post you're attacking.
YES, I HAVE EVER.
"Move"? "Cesspool"? FYI, I am not a bottom-feeder or a system leech. Fortunately my husband IS gainfully employed and our kids are out on their own. We can't "move" if he wants to keep HIS job, which pays enough for both of us to survive. One income household. Hardly any debt (the mortgage is the only one aside from a student loan that I can't repay due to "hardship" status). We live within our means, in a modest neighborhood.
We spend only on absolute necessities (food, fuel) and occasional household maintenance items. We don't go on shopping sprees for the new season's "fashions".
Our vehicles are paid for in full.
WE MAKE DO WITH WHAT WE HAVE. And retirement is not looking good.
No, it's not a cesspool, and I'm not lazy. The cost of living here is mercifully low. I've reached that horrible "over 50" category which no one wants to hire, and I've even tried the places that AARP says are looking for older workers.
Your ideas are naive.edit on 22-5-2013 by wildtimes because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Sankari
Originally posted by jssaylor2007Farms MUST be subsidized due to the gross government manipulation of agricultural commodities.
No. You have got it completely backwards. Subsidisation is gross government manipulation of agricultural commodities.
Farm subsidies are a classic case of big government waste. You are defending big government by insisting that farmers are subsidised by massive taxpayer-funded handouts instead of being allowed to succeed or fail on the basis of free market forces.
I must conclude you are a socialist.