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“A *wink* and a smile!!”

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#1 Sep 20, 2013
away 400 million dollars from the Food Stamp Programs..

Are we having a War On the Poor????

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Since: Nov 09

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#2 Sep 20, 2013
Ohio Cowgirl wrote:
away 400 million dollars from the Food Stamp Programs..
Are we having a War On the Poor????
Why yes, it's been so until FDR was elected and then about the time of Reagan. See: Leadville, CO; or Blair Mountain in Appalachia, etc. etc.

But the right/reactionary/and worse are always adept at deflecting, redirecting terms like 'class warfare' and such. See: Newt Gringrich

“If it ain't broke don't fix it”

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Arcadia, LA.

#3 Sep 20, 2013
Ohio Cowgirl wrote:
away 400 million dollars from the Food Stamp Programs..
Are we having a War On the Poor????
That's $100 million less than Obama took away from medicare.

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#4 Sep 20, 2013
What a shame.. 85% of these people are babies/children seniors and Veterans..

Veterans!!!

Thank you so much for serving your country and by the way we taking away the money you need to eat on..

It's insane!!!

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#5 Sep 20, 2013
dragoon70056 wrote:
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That's $100 million less than Obama took away from medicare.
Well that makes everything ok now doesn't it??

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Greensburg, IN

#6 Sep 20, 2013
Is the food stamp money going for Obamacare also.LOL

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#7 Sep 20, 2013
Hoosier Hillbilly wrote:
Is the food stamp money going for Obamacare also.LOL
No the Rep. are giving to the 1% like they always do. Thats why they took the food stamp program out of the Farm Bill to help the 1%.. To hell with the 47% who need them..

LOSERS!!!

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...... then my reputation

#8 Sep 20, 2013
A lot of the problem with welfare is the amount of people who just abuse it. For honest tax payers like ME, it's a raw nerve.
I would not like to see them cut all aid, but drug testing would be a good step in weeding out the bums who just sit around living off the government and getting high.

“If it ain't broke don't fix it”

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Arcadia, LA.

#9 Sep 20, 2013
Ohio Cowgirl wrote:
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Well that makes everything ok now doesn't it??
For some, only when Democrats do it.

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#10 Sep 20, 2013
Ohio Cowgirl wrote:
What a shame.. 85% of these people are babies/children seniors and Veterans..
Veterans!!!
Thank you so much for serving your country and by the way we taking away the money you need to eat on..
It's insane!!!
Who are the other 15%? Dogs and cats?

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#11 Sep 20, 2013
Beautiful Black Molly wrote:
A lot of the problem with welfare is the amount of people who just abuse it. For honest tax payers like ME, it's a raw nerve.
I would not like to see them cut all aid, but drug testing would be a good step in weeding out the bums who just sit around living off the government and getting high.
I pay taxes also. They have estimated that only 1% of people actually abuse it. Drug testing is a good thing. I'm all for it. Does welfare and other programs need revamped ? Of course they do.

The problem here being. There is 1 job for every 3 Americans who need work. What the hell are these people going to do? Rob and kill to put food on the table? What would you do if you or your children were starving and there was no work.

Instead of cutting this program so deep they need to get their head out of their ass and get people back to work.

Do you know that people on welfare have 4.50 a day to eat if you average out what welfare pays them?

Just think about that. Could you eat on 4.50 a day?? It breaks down to like 1.40 per meal. Breakfast, lunch and dinner...

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#12 Sep 20, 2013
dragoon70056 wrote:
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Who are the other 15%? Dogs and cats?
I can't talk to you right now, I'm to mad!!! GRRRRRRRRRRRR

“If it ain't broke don't fix it”

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Since: Jul 09

Arcadia, LA.

#13 Sep 20, 2013
Beautiful Black Molly wrote:
A lot of the problem with welfare is the amount of people who just abuse it. For honest tax payers like ME, it's a raw nerve.
I would not like to see them cut all aid, but drug testing would be a good step in weeding out the bums who just sit around living off the government and getting high.
Drug testing, AND some type of community service as well.
famous poster

Roselle, IL

#14 Sep 20, 2013
Ohio Cowgirl wrote:
away 400 million dollars from the Food Stamp Programs..
Are we having a War On the Poor????
Well, to be ferrer- I mean FAIR- Lyndon Johnson did start the War On Poverty back in the 60's. The rethuglicans are just taking it nuclear. A surge of sorts...

“If it ain't broke don't fix it”

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Since: Jul 09

Arcadia, LA.

#15 Sep 20, 2013
Ohio Cowgirl wrote:
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I can't talk to you right now, I'm to mad!!! GRRRRRRRRRRRR
Well don't get mad at me; I'm not the one complaining about massive cuts by one party, but giving the other a pass.
famous poster

Roselle, IL

#16 Sep 20, 2013
Ohio Cowgirl wrote:
What a shame.. 85% of these people are babies/children seniors and Veterans..
Veterans!!!
Thank you so much for serving your country and by the way we taking away the money you need to eat on..
It's insane!!!
The *thinking* is that those veterans/children/seniors vote for democrats to keep receiving those lucrative payouts. The rethuglican plan is to eliminate those lucrative freebies so that those lesser Americans won't have a reason to vote for democrats. They'll vote for the Rethuglicans who TOOK AWAY THEIR lifelines instead!

Rethuglicans are stoopit!

“*=* Always Thinking *=*”

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Since: Nov 12

Greensburg, IN

#17 Sep 20, 2013
I have one simple request.
Visit a welfare office, set there, watch & listen,
even converse with some of the recipients of child support, food stamps, and other welfare benefits. After a couple hours or so follow one out the door, check out their vehicle and continue to follow them to see where they go and what they do before going home. Then examine their residence from your car.
Now tell me if they deserve your money.

“*=* Always Thinking *=*”

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Since: Nov 12

Greensburg, IN

#18 Sep 20, 2013
YES I HAVE!
I've also served many mothers at a bar I worked at part time. "Parents without Partners" was the name of their club. They looked, dressed and acted much different
than while at the welfare office.
Would you believe...?

“Maiden of Mayhem”

Since: May 08

OMFUG

#22 Sep 20, 2013
GOP healthcare plan: "feed a fever, starve the poor."

“If it ain't broke don't fix it”

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Since: Jul 09

Arcadia, LA.

#24 Sep 20, 2013
smaller wrote:
<quoted text>If you work, and lose your job, you get benefits equal to what you've put in.
I agree with that. That's a policy that would put an end to welfare-for-life recipients. Of course, you do know that none of your fellow Democrats would never go for that.

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