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    Re: Food Stamp Friday at the club! $5 off!

    Quote Originally Posted by Hatuey
    The **** am I supposed to do at a club at 10:30?
    Take your pick while the pool's still full.

    You can measure your attractiveness to the opposite sex by what time you hit the club. I'm a 1:30am guy myself.

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    Re: Food Stamp Friday at the club! $5 off!

    Quote Originally Posted by sawyerloggingon View Post
    I have said it before I will say it again, food stamps should be replaced with vouchers for rice beans,potato's salt and vegetables, end this nonsense.
    No what needs to be done is food stamps need to be eliminated all together, and WIC needs to be strengthened. This will end these problems.
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    Re: Food Stamp Friday at the club! $5 off!

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Guerrilla View Post
    I'm not rich by most standards, probably "poor" rich, in relation to my income.
    Meaning, even though I don't bring in a lot, I allocated my resources in such a manner that I end up having a significant amount of money in bank, at the end of the day.
    Compared to people who make similar incomes.

    With that said, I deprive myself of "fun" in order to maintain that standard.
    From my perspective, if you're using emergency government resources, then spending your discretionary income on "fun" things.
    You really don't need emergency government resources.
    I agree....I don't see anything wrong with people sacrificing a night at the club. Honestly...I'd be more concerned with making sure public housing is nicer, safer, and their schools are better. Giving someone more disposable income isn't the goal of public assistance. It's to provide some safety net to eventually get our of public assistance.
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    Re: Food Stamp Friday at the club! $5 off!

    Quote Originally Posted by JohnWOlin View Post
    No what needs to be done is food stamps need to be eliminated all together, and WIC needs to be strengthened. This will end these problems.
    you would rather people go hungry
    you would prefer poor pregnant women not have good nutrition while the child is developing within their womb
    why the hate?
    we are negotiating about dividing a pizza and in the meantime israel is eating it
    once you're over the hill you begin to pick up speed

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    Re: Food Stamp Friday at the club! $5 off!

    Quote Originally Posted by justabubba View Post
    you would rather people go hungry
    you would prefer poor pregnant women not have good nutrition while the child is developing within their womb
    why the hate?
    How is wanting to strengthen Women.Infant.Children so that women and their children can get even more healthy foods and not have to resort to getting a bunch of cheap crappy food make me hateful? Do you know what WIC does?
    "We’re going to close the unproductive tax loopholes that allow some of the truly wealthy to avoid paying their fair share. In theory, some of those loopholes were understandable, but in practice they sometimes made it possible for millionaires to pay nothing, while a bus driver was paying ten percent of his salary, and that’s crazy." -Reagan

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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnWOlin View Post
    How is wanting to strengthen Women.Infant.Children so that women and their children can get even more healthy foods and not have to resort to getting a bunch of cheap crappy food make me hateful? Do you know what WIC does?
    Like all welfare programs it has its benevolent intended consequences and its corrosive unintended consequences.

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    Re: Food Stamp Friday at the club! $5 off!

    Quote Originally Posted by iliveonramen View Post
    I agree....I don't see anything wrong with people sacrificing a night at the club. Honestly...I'd be more concerned with making sure public housing is nicer, safer, and their schools are better. Giving someone more disposable income isn't the goal of public assistance. It's to provide some safety net to eventually get our of public assistance.
    Well really, the reason pub housing is so ****ty, is because of the people who live there.
    You'd have to start kicking out the problem people to make it better, imo.
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    Re: Food Stamp Friday at the club! $5 off!

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Guerrilla View Post
    Well really, the reason pub housing is so ****ty, is because of the people who live there.
    You'd have to start kicking out the problem people to make it better, imo.
    Probably so....they should put a HOA in charge of those places. The one's I've dealt with make Stalin seem like a teddy bear.

    In all honesty I think they need a tier system. You wanna live in nice public facilities? Prove it, keep you house up, stay outta crime. If you don't wanna work (there will always be some...) and don't care about the place you're living in...you can stay in the decripit public housing.

    I'm definately a believer in the need for safety nets but I think they can be improved. I think tier systems can work on anything. Bottom of the barrel no ambition? Bottom tier. Working hard? Better housing better neighborhood a little disposable income. Improving more? Wage subsidies until you earn a livable income.
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    Re: Food Stamp Friday at the club! $5 off!

    Quote Originally Posted by iliveonramen View Post
    Probably so....they should put a HOA in charge of those places. The one's I've dealt with make Stalin seem like a teddy bear.

    In all honesty I think they need a tier system. You wanna live in nice public facilities? Prove it, keep you house up, stay outta crime. If you don't wanna work (there will always be some...) and don't care about the place you're living in...you can stay in the decripit public housing.

    I'm definately a believer in the need for safety nets but I think they can be improved. I think tier systems can work on anything. Bottom of the barrel no ambition? Bottom tier. Working hard? Better housing better neighborhood a little disposable income. Improving more? Wage subsidies until you earn a livable income.
    I could get behind something like that.
    Essentially, positive behavior is rewarded.

    Negative behavior is at best, kept on life support and nothing more.
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    Re: Food Stamp Friday at the club! $5 off!

    If you want nice facilities, pay for nice facilities.

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