-----MOS 19D = cavalry scout = best damn MOS there is
It seems that some of the posters here who object to 5 year olds getting "hand outs" would be happier in ghetto arizona
well, unless y'all don't want to pay additional benefits to those whom put in more... but that changes the whole program from a retirement insurance scheme to a means tested welfare scheme.
I agree that welfare is out of control...but are you saying that the government helping emotionally and physically handicapped people (who cannot work) is 'moronic'?
Are you saying handouts to orphaned children is 'moronic'?
Are you saying that handouts - say income supplements or healthcare cost assistance - for injured veterans is 'moronic'?
'What kind of sick and twisted toy factory is this?'
'We are all the sum of our tears. Too little and the ground is not fertile, and nothing can grow there. Too much, the best of us is washed away.'
"Better to be dead and cool, than alive and uncool."
On earth, we do have such a place: a libertarian paradise. Its called Somalia.
While is fine td advocate for smaller government and a thinner safety net, its absurd (and naive) to think you can have a civilization completely devoid of them. Sorry pal, libertarianism is a nice little theory, but its complete fantasy. It's an ill-conceived political philosophy that somehow believes all the ills and misfortunes of the world can be willed away.
Last edited by upsideguy; 05-20-15 at 11:46 PM.