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Can I ask you if you ever have sat in a specialists office after major invasive surgery at the age of 32 and been told to get your affairs in order?
This is after just buying a home, getting married, and then gob smacked in the head that I need a will?
I became unemployable overnight and lost my very good paying job, the next trick was trying to afford the out of town doctor visits which were about one a week for over a year.
This involved my wife who had to take time off of work with no pay and drive me over 200 miles round trip and then pay the gas, and then do it again the next week.
Oh yeah I have a good time being disabled thank you very much, You have no idea how much fun it is and I don't need social media to play up my good fortune.
At one time I tossed kegs of beer around for pay and was in the utmost fit shape, now things are a bit different but hey what would I know?
Thanks to all the posters on this thread actually trying to be helpful to the OP with advice and recipes.
There is only one true disability, and that is of the mind. You can be a victim or a victor. You can let circumstance dictate the quality of your life or you can dictate the quality of your life. That was my point. I have had plenty of setbacks in my own life (two open heart surgeries, a pacemaker, two eye lens removals, etc). I have had to live with restrictions and make hard choices too. I am truly sorry that the OP is going through a difficult time. Still, I said what I said and I stand by it. If you've got two arms and two legs then you have more than Nick Vujicic. He lives a happy and successful life and so can you. So can everyone. It's all about your mindset!
HE came on here complaining about what his entitlement bought him. HE DID THAT. So HE invited comments. It was obvious from the picture that he wasn't shopping smart ... so people gave him advice on how to shop better and how to get more food for his money. (and more nutritious food). What he bought was crap ... not good for his $$$ and not healthy for his health situation. (sugar always makes things worse).
As for different culinary skills - he needs to learn how to cook basic foods. If he can't, learn to boil water to make spaghetti noodles, then there are plenty of inexpensive things he could be eating that don't require cooking.
No, charity is voluntary.
God forbid you plant a few seeds.
i shoot squirrels all the time. a can of 250 pellets at walmart is freaking 2 dollars...
even if your a bad shot thats enough squirrels to feed you for months, and they taste a hell of a lot better than most of that crap in the picture.
HERES an IDEA
bring back the JOBS and we can ALL EAT WHATEVER WE WANT.
Add it up since 1980 there have been 20 years under Republican presidents and 13 years under a Democrat, so what side has messed this country up?
You really need to walk away from the right wing noise buzzing in your ear, the hate and stress will eat you up and make you sick, then you can try these entitlements for yourself.
Seriously have a smoke, or a drink, get a message!!! Its not natural for one human to hate another because they are sick or poor unless your being conditioned.
You are minimizing my perspective to fit into some box you have already labelled me. The issue is far deeper than you seem to understand. Example: Money is only a form of resource exchange, it can and does happen in other viable ways. But this is not being used to help people in need. I can go into this more, but you obviously are having a conversation with someone in your head that you have created.
Yeah, you would be surprised at how similar it is if you actually read what I was saying.
I was talking about the government programs, why would you think everything is about you?
From your perspective, the answer is obvious. Despite reality being quite different...
You realize that to receive assistance, you must pay into the system first, correct? And that in accordance to what has been paid in, that is what you receive. Regardless, the system is BROKEN. Let me repeat that; THE SYSTEM IS BROKEN.
You arent even remotely catching what I am throwing here. Nor do you seem to understand how the actual system works, or what percentage of your paycheck actually goes to things, or what things you should actually be angry about. Not only do I want smaller government and lower taxes, I go beyond that in wanting the taxes that ARE paid to be used efficiently. But, you automatically disagree due to some thing you have in your mind. It seems the plan is working splendidly on parts of the population.
Tax money towards those things is not needed. The Govt has no business in providing such things.
So, you are entirely against providing support in real life terms, like cooking education, efficient shopping practices, nutrition, gardening, etc because you want it to STAY as just throwing money at the problem? That makes no sense to me, perhaps you can explain. So, when you say you dont want to help people and government is helping to create abusers, and I say we should create a system that enables citizens to be self sufficient and independent, we are agreeing. But I was obviously right about the "red-zone"
Well, you are correct in that statement.
That wasnt my point, and you are off on some tirade of your own making. By creating dependence, we stifle education, creativity, and innovation. The governmental systems do this.
Would you mind putting it, in writing, that such things coming from a lower bracket will not be used by you?
I would consider it theft, since otherwise, you would be receiving all of the results of my hard work for free.