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Pop

Johnson City, TN

#41 Sep 24, 2013
Needed wrote:
<quoted text> None of what you said is true.
Oh yes it is. I assume you simply follow liberal propaganda. The facts are below -

http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/Food-Stamp-C...
Hillbillyboy

South Vienna, OH

#42 Sep 24, 2013
Needed wrote:
<quoted text> None of what you said is true.
Oh come on "Needed". I was trying to be on your side for a while, but then you went and messed up and told a fib.

The Republicans cut the rate of spending growth...and the democrats went and lied to the liberal media, which also lied thier butts off, and spun the whole thing as a cut.

But it wasnt a cut at all.

Dang it. Every time I think the democrats might have a point, they mess it up with a lie, and get caught in it.

They would gain more ground to just tell the truth, and let the republicans cut thier own throats. The republicans are good at that now anyway.

Heck, right now, the biggest part of republican voters are chomping at the bits, waiting for the next election, to vote against the republican incumbents in the Senate.

The republican voters nation wide, are pretty much out to get the republicans in the senate now, and see them voted out on thier ears. Thier anger burns white hot.

And the democrats have thier own troubles over Obamacare now. With only about 46% of the democrat voters actually supporting Obamacare now, even the democrats in Congress are getting lukewarm on the whole thing.

Here is the source for that...

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/w...

The most reliable defenders of obamacare today, are actually the senate republicans.

That is why thier own republican voters are out to get them unelected in the next election cycles.

And, every time I think the Republicans have some sense, they go and do a useless, ridiculous, and pointless thing like this that only hurts them politically.

It just shows the dumbing down of America seems to have hit Washington D.C. especially hard.
Booker Phillips

United States

#43 Sep 24, 2013
Needed wrote:
<quoted text>Free medical tests? What? They don't have insurance? You do realize that since so many companies do not pay a living wage many families are food insecure in America don't you. Perhaps if the people you are better than had insurance and decent employment they could get medical help for smoking and drinking. Does not Obamacare promote personal responsibility like theHeritage Foundation touted when they developed it.
This is the funniest post of yours yet. What do liberals know about personal responsibility? Personal responsibility goes against the most basic of liberal philosophies of dependency and reliance. If you liberals were blessed with more personal responsibility, we wouldn't we be having this conservation about increased dependency on food stamps and we wouldn't have to worry about children going hungry because their deadbeat parents would rather satisfy their vices first.. Hell, if you liberals would practice more personal responsibility, we could start calling you conservatives.
Needed

Banner Elk, NC

#44 Sep 25, 2013
Hillbillyboy wrote:
<quoted text>
Oh come on "Needed". I was trying to be on your side for a while, but then you went and messed up and told a fib.
The Republicans cut the rate of spending growth...and the democrats went and lied to the liberal media, which also lied thier butts off, and spun the whole thing as a cut.
But it wasnt a cut at all.
Dang it. Every time I think the democrats might have a point, they mess it up with a lie, and get caught in it.
They would gain more ground to just tell the truth, and let the republicans cut thier own throats. The republicans are good at that now anyway.
Heck, right now, the biggest part of republican voters are chomping at the bits, waiting for the next election, to vote against the republican incumbents in the Senate.
The republican voters nation wide, are pretty much out to get the republicans in the senate now, and see them voted out on thier ears. Thier anger burns white hot.
And the democrats have thier own troubles over Obamacare now. With only about 46% of the democrat voters actually supporting Obamacare now, even the democrats in Congress are getting lukewarm on the whole thing.
Here is the source for that...
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/w...
The most reliable defenders of obamacare today, are actually the senate republicans.
That is why thier own republican voters are out to get them unelected in the next election cycles.
And, every time I think the Republicans have some sense, they go and do a useless, ridiculous, and pointless thing like this that only hurts them politically.
It just shows the dumbing down of America seems to have hit Washington D.C. especially hard.
. You are wrong. The House Republicans voted to cut 3.8 million people off the food stamp program and cut the program by $40 billion over 10 years. That is what they voted.
Needed

Banner Elk, NC

#45 Sep 25, 2013
Booker Phillips wrote:
<quoted text>
This is the funniest post of yours yet. What do liberals know about personal responsibility? Personal responsibility goes against the most basic of liberal philosophies of dependency and reliance. If you liberals were blessed with more personal responsibility, we wouldn't we be having this conservation about increased dependency on food stamps and we wouldn't have to worry about children going hungry because their deadbeat parents would rather satisfy their vices first.. Hell, if you liberals would practice more personal responsibility, we could start calling you conservatives.
So corporate welfare is ok? Walmart teaches their employees to get on social programs because they do not pay enough to live on. Many people on food stamps work. Right wingers have some warped misconception that people on food stamps are lesser than they. You should try the food stamp challenge and see what millions of your fellow citizens have to deal with on a daily basis. We as a society should take care of one another. This would make our nation better and stronger. I predict you would change your tune if you we're faced with the adversity experienced by millions of your fellow Americans. Your callousness if shameful.
Hillbillyboy

South Vienna, OH

#46 Sep 25, 2013
Needed wrote:
<quoted text>. You are wrong. The House Republicans voted to cut 3.8 million people off the food stamp program and cut the program by $40 billion over 10 years. That is what they voted.
Got any credible sources to back that up?
Needed

Banner Elk, NC

#47 Sep 25, 2013
Hillbillyboy wrote:
<quoted text>
Got any credible sources to back that up?
USA Today.
Hillbillyboy

South Vienna, OH

#48 Sep 25, 2013
Needed wrote:
<quoted text> USA Today.
Um...may we see the link, please?

(Getting you to present sources shouldnt be like pulling teeth)

Anyway, show us what youve got. Who knows? If your sources can stand scrutiny, then I will side with you.

Now, show us.
Booker Phillips

United States

#49 Sep 25, 2013
Needed wrote:
<quoted text> So corporate welfare is ok? Walmart teaches their employees to get on social programs because they do not pay enough to live on. Many people on food stamps work. Right wingers have some warped misconception that people on food stamps are lesser than they. You should try the food stamp challenge and see what millions of your fellow citizens have to deal with on a daily basis. We as a society should take care of one another. This would make our nation better and stronger. I predict you would change your tune if you we're faced with the adversity experienced by millions of your fellow Americans. Your callousness if shameful.
Maybe people on food stamps should try the "work your way through college" challenge that I participated in and they wouldn't have to worry about being on food stamps. I worked a full time job while going to college full time, paid every dime of my college tuition without assistance, and have become successful through hard work. I was raised in a lower middle class family by two parents who never finished high school but worked their butts off to ensure that their children never felt deprived. They instilled values in me that people who have never worked for anything in their lives would not understand.

My wife and I pay our tithes, volunteer our skills to help those in need, donate to many local charities, and have raised our children to do the same. I don't wait on, or need, a government to tell me that helping the needy is the right thing to do, that is intrinsic. You and those like you are the ones who should be ashamed that you must rely on your government to have to come to the aid of the needy instead of taking that upon yourselves. If supporting the liberal agenda of creating dependency on government programs instead of creating an environment of self-reliance makes you feel self-righteous, then it is you that should be full of shame.
Pop

Nashville, TN

#50 Sep 25, 2013
Needed wrote:
<quoted text>. You are wrong. The House Republicans voted to cut 3.8 million people off the food stamp program and cut the program by $40 billion over 10 years. That is what they voted.
Surely you're not that unintelligent. Do you honestly believe Republicans actually worded their bill to state "please cut millions of people off food stamps"? Yes, they did cut $40 billion over 10 years, but that $40 billion was a cut to the increase in spending of food stamps. Food Stamp spending is still going to grow from around $450B to $750B in those ten years. Again, you read the liberal spin, not the facts.
The Wise one

Punta Gorda, FL

#51 Sep 25, 2013
Thanks Barry wrote:
Enrollment in the food stamp program — officially the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program — has soared by 75 percent in the years since President Obama first took office, a new report finds.
The government said the recession ended in 2009, The Wall Street Journal reports, but enrollment in the food stamp program didn’t wane, as would be expected in an improving economy. Since 2009, it’s been on a steady rise, The Journal reports.
A record 48.8 million people participate in the program, as of December 2012 — a figure that translates into a 75 percent rise since 2009, The Journal says. Why?
Despite government claims, the job market is still lagging. The poverty rate is on the rise, The Journal says. And federal laws passed under former President Clinton and further under Mr. Obama are actually driving the enrollment rate higher. Those laws allow for those with higher incomes to take food stamps — the logic being that helping people before they reach crisis financial level will actually stimulate the economy, The Journal says.
The news for the future is more of the same.
Economists predict that food stamp enrollment will continue to rise in the coming year.
Modern American Currency:
One dollar: George Washington
Five dollar: Abraham Lincoln
Ten dollar: Alexander Hamilton
Twenty dollar: Andrew Jackson
FIfty dollar: Ulysses S. Grant
Hundred dollar: Benjamin Franklin
Food stamps: Barack Obama food stamp president
THE ENTIRE REASON THE BORDERS ARE LEFT OPEN IS TO CUT WAGES!
http://mexicanoccupation.bl ogs...
"We could cut unemployment in half simply by reclaiming the
jobs taken by illegal workers," said Representative Lamar Smith of Texas, co-chairman of the Reclaim American Jobs Caucus. "President Obama is on the wrong side of the American people on immigration. The president should support policies that help citizens and legal immigrants find the jobs they need and deserve rather than fail to enforce immigration laws."
nd still the jobs go to Obama's LA RAZA PARTY BASE of ILLEGALS
“What employers really want in many cases by hiring immigrants is to hold down wage costs, experts say.”
UNDER OBAMA, TWO-THIRDS OF JOBS GO TO HIS PARTY BASE OF ILLEGALS!
http://mexicanoccupation.bl ogs...
That's right, keep them po' folk on the plantation lib democrats!
Hey Goofy guss who got rid of the job's BUSH!
right

Abingdon, VA

#52 Sep 25, 2013
Needed wrote:
<quoted text> So corporate welfare is ok? Walmart teaches their employees to get on social programs because they do not pay enough to live on. Many people on food stamps work. Right wingers have some warped misconception that people on food stamps are lesser than they. You should try the food stamp challenge and see what millions of your fellow citizens have to deal with on a daily basis. We as a society should take care of one another. This would make our nation better and stronger. I predict you would change your tune if you we're faced with the adversity experienced by millions of your fellow Americans. Your callousness if shameful.
I usually agree with what you say but just wanted to interject on something I have personal experience with. I've worked at three Walmart stores and have never been encouraged to get on welfare, food stamps, or any other govt assistance (and Ive never done so). I think that's a misconception because Walmart really doesn't care if youre on assistance or not, they're still going to pay you what they're going to pay you.
Pop

Johnson City, TN

#53 Sep 25, 2013
right wrote:
<quoted text>
I usually agree with what you say but just wanted to interject on something I have personal experience with. I've worked at three Walmart stores and have never been encouraged to get on welfare, food stamps, or any other govt assistance (and Ive never done so). I think that's a misconception because Walmart really doesn't care if youre on assistance or not, they're still going to pay you what they're going to pay you.
As they should. It's not any company's responsibility to ensure each employee leads a responsible life or enjoys a certain standard of living. It is the employee's responsibility and each one has the choice where to work. For example, if a person makes $100,000 a year but spends $120,000 a year and is broke, is it the employer's responsibility to ensure this employee has basic needs? This would make the employer have to account for the employee's irresponsibility for his or her personal life. No company can do this.
Hillbillyboy

South Vienna, OH

#54 Sep 25, 2013
Pop wrote:
<quoted text>
As they should. It's not any company's responsibility to ensure each employee leads a responsible life or enjoys a certain standard of living. It is the employee's responsibility and each one has the choice where to work. For example, if a person makes $100,000 a year but spends $120,000 a year and is broke, is it the employer's responsibility to ensure this employee has basic needs? This would make the employer have to account for the employee's irresponsibility for his or her personal life. No company can do this.
Ah, the old slippery slope. Control, and what is best for people (for thier own good, of course).

Did you know that socialist Britains socialist health care system (NHS) is pushing to get the new age of legal adulthood to be 25 instead of 18?

http://www.foxnews.com/health/2013/09/25/psyc...

Want to buy a pack of cigarettes, or booze, or a Bible, or a dirty book?

Or vote, or own land, or get married, etc etc etc?

Big brother says "No", we know what is best for you.

Obamacare is laying similar ground work with the age at which parents can still carry thier adult children under thier insurance plan to, what, 26?

Coincidence?

Adults are being infantilized by these socialist system. But its just as well, since more and more adults are moving back in with thier parents because..there arent enough jobs to keep them employed at earning a reasonable wage.

And that is because...the governments of both the UK, and the USA, have sabotaged thier own economies with over-regulation, micromanagement, and job killing programs.

Maybe they will eventually move the age of adulthood to 75? Or just do away with it altogether, and not allow anyone to have adult rights.

Just let big brother control everything and everyone, like in the George Orwell Book "1984"?

Perhaps having a photo of Lenin, Stalin, Chairman Mao, Che, Castro, Hillary and Obama on the wall of every school would help "kids" get the right idea of who exactly is in charge around here, in thier 30th year of school?

Just think of all the PC liberal, mandatory stuff the "kids" can learn and be indoctrinated with, as they enter middle age?

Im sure the liberal media would be there to tell us how great it all is.
Needed

Banner Elk, NC

#55 Sep 26, 2013
right wrote:
<quoted text>
I usually agree with what you say but just wanted to interject on something I have personal experience with. I've worked at three Walmart stores and have never been encouraged to get on welfare, food stamps, or any other govt assistance (and Ive never done so). I think that's a misconception because Walmart really doesn't care if youre on assistance or not, they're still going to pay you what they're going to pay you.
A document on Walmart letterhead tells associates how to get on public assistance. Did you see that memo from Bentonville?
Hillbillyboy

Freeport, IL

#56 Sep 26, 2013
Needed wrote:
<quoted text> A document on Walmart letterhead tells associates how to get on public assistance. Did you see that memo from Bentonville?
Oh Needed...We are still waiting for that source link from USA today that you claimed to have. We want to see it.

And while we are here...You mention some other document now.

May we see that too?

Sources...sources...sources!

C,mon Needed! How are us Tea Party guys going to team up with you libs to make the GOP Rinos look bad, unless you tighten up your game and become skilled debaters?

If you duck and evade issues and source challenges, it makes you look dishonest, and you loose the very hearts and minds you are trying to win over.

And we are playing to win, remember? Us Tea Party guys dont care about hearing our own voices, or being smart-allecked and slinging one liners. That is kid stuff, and it dont interest us.

Were out to win.

Now go and try to find some really good sources to back up your statements, so we can make the GOP look bad?
right

Abingdon, VA

#57 Sep 26, 2013
Needed wrote:
<quoted text> A document on Walmart letterhead tells associates how to get on public assistance. Did you see that memo from Bentonville?
Nope, you have a link or reference for this letter by chance?
Just Saying

United States

#58 Sep 26, 2013
Needed wrote:
<quoted text> A document on Walmart letterhead tells associates how to get on public assistance. Did you see that memo from Bentonville?
Typical lib democrat liar. Did you learn how to lie like that from obamanation schooling?
Needed

Banner Elk, NC

#59 Sep 27, 2013
In many states walmart has the most employees on welfare.
Pop

Johnson City, TN

#60 Sep 27, 2013
Needed wrote:
In many states walmart has the most employees on welfare.
Then Walmart should hire better employees

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