View Poll Results: What do you think welfare should be?

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Thread: Welfare

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    Re: Welfare

    Quote Originally Posted by Henrin View Post
    Do you believe in miracles? Because if someone had his torso BLOWN OFF and lived I would.
    Well this guy believed in miracles and lived to collect your tax dollars.

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    Re: Welfare

    Quote Originally Posted by cthomp View Post
    I come from an area that has a lot of people on welfare. My neighboring town is roughly 86%. I can honestly say that when I go through that town I am amazed. It is not rare to see expensive cars, rims, and hear the bumping of expensive stereo systems in cars. For the most part the people are dressed in expensive clothes and shoes. To pile it on it is common to see many people walking the streets in the middle of the day during the week. It frustrates me to see the welfare system abused. However, I am not completely against it. My question is what do you think the welfare system should be like?

    I feel it should go something like this. I would like to see the people on welfare drug tested. Next I think there should be somewhat of a stepping system. People that receive welfare should have to do some community service. Maybe two three times a week to earn their check. Give them x amount of days to get a job. Any job, working at McDonalds if they have to. This way their welfare check can be reduced. The system should be organized to help people get off of their feet, not feel its ok to sit at home and just get a hand-out.
    So...how many of these people do you actually see in possession with a "welfare" check? What kind of welfare check do you believe that they recieve? Are they men or women?

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    Re: Welfare

    Quote Originally Posted by samsmart View Post
    This was the way it was until the food industries lobbied to changed it so people on food stamps could buy their products with those food stamps.
    That must have been a really long time ago.
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    Re: Welfare

    Quote Originally Posted by Centinel View Post
    I think that taxing people in order to give their money to others is essentially the same as and no better than stealing. I consider it wrong and would never support it.
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    What is this person had his torso blown off in iraq so you could post on this forum today? is it still wrong?
    In my opinion, yes. It's wrong to steal, even if one uses the stolen money to help another person. The ends don't justify the means.

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    Re: Welfare

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    This is the most disingenuous post you've ever posted. If you can't debate the welfare system that he's talking about then why don't you somewhere else? Stop derailing this thread.
    The title of the thread is "Welfare." I'm talking about welfare.
    Also, we need to legalize recreational drugs and prostitution.

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    Re: Welfare

    Quote Originally Posted by Gipper View Post
    Welfare needs a drastic overhaul these days. The amount needs to be reduced, it needs to require full-time employment, recipients should be mandated to take random, frequent drug tests, and women need to be placed on some sort of birth control who receive funding. These are just tips of the iceberg.
    GEZZZUSSS GOD, Gipper! There's been ENDLESS ****ing posts about the government paying for birth control...and here you come along and advocate for it.

    Make up your mind...

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    Re: Welfare

    Well, when 300 million people go on welfare, we'll revisit the situation.

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    Re: Welfare

    Quote Originally Posted by Gipper View Post
    Well, when 300 million people go on welfare, we'll revisit the situation.
    Where do I sign up?

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    Re: Welfare

    Congratulations. No welfare for anyone now.

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    Re: Welfare

    Quote Originally Posted by Removable Mind View Post
    So...how many of these people do you actually see in possession with a "welfare" check? What kind of welfare check do you believe that they recieve? Are they men or women?
    I don't see anyone in possession of a check. Like I said last year 85% of people were on welfare in the town. The majority of cars you see are either very nice new cars, have expensive rims, or expensive stereo systems. People wear expensive clothes and shoes regularly. The majority of people I see are men and the women I see are young, 16-21 maybe.

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