Not all, mind you, but too many, those who slip through the cracks, the forgotten, the one's we rather admit do not exist. Its those who aren't at fault for the misery they find themselves in, the one's who don't make much noise, but suffer in silence. That's a no no.
Yes, you are correct, too many live a relatively comfortable live, making a career out of being entitled, taking away from those who do need a helping hand.
But don't turn from reality, pretending all is well, ignoring the facts.
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If the tax breaks afforded the rich by president Bush are not repealed, the rest of deficit reduction efforts have a hollow sound, and predominately effect the poor and middle class in a deterimental way.
if people want to be paid better wages than the rest of the world, they need to have more valuable labor than the rest of the world. I give tons of money to both the prep school, college, law school and grad school I attended so intelligent hard working kids who cannot afford the places can go there
Oh I do so want people to take care of themselves. If they don't want to work, they should not be supported.
But don't forget, not everyone falls into that group, have never taken drugs, cannot finish HS, because of mental or physical, DD. The real ones, not the imagined.
Look around you, look beyond your 4 walls and your friends and family, travel to remote areas. You will be surprised.
Here is one of the best reports written about the financial collapse. In it, it spares no sacred cows be they from the left or right side of the aisle. It shows how government plays a huge role in redistributing money and how corporations and the wealthy can benefit greatly from government.
12 Deregulatory Steps to Financial Meltdown | Common Dreams
There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.... John Rogers