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    Written by a 21 year old female from texas !!

    I agree with this young lady 100%






    This was written by a 21 yr old female who gets it. It's her future
    she's worried about and this is how she feels about the social welfare big
    government state that she's being forced to live in! These solutions are
    just common sense in her opinion.

    This was in the Waco Tribune Herald, Waco , TX , Nov 18, 2011

    PUT ME IN CHARGE . . .

    Put me in charge of food stamps. I'd get rid of Lone Star cards; no cash
    for Ding Dongs or Ho Ho's, just money for 50-pound bags of rice and beans,
    blocks of cheese and all the powdered milk you can haul away. If you want
    steak and frozen pizza, then get a job.

    Put me in charge of Medicaid. The first thing I'd do is to get women
    Norplant birth control implants or tubal legations. Then, we'll test
    recipients for drugs, alcohol, and nicotine. If you want to reproduce or use
    drugs, alcohol, or smoke, then get a job.

    Put me in charge of government housing. Ever live in a military barracks?

    You will maintain our property in a clean and good state of repair.
    Your home" will be subject to inspections anytime and possessions will be
    inventoried. If you want a plasma TV or Xbox 360, then get a job and your
    own place.

    In addition, you will either present a check stub from a job each week
    or you will report to a "government" job. It may be cleaning the roadways
    of trash, painting and repairing public housing, whatever we find for you. We
    will sell your 22 inch rims and low profile tires and your blasting stereo
    and speakers and put that money toward the "common good.."

    Before you write that I've violated someone's rights, realize that all of
    the above is voluntary. If you want our money, accept our rules. Before you
    say that this would be "demeaning" and ruin their "self esteem," consider
    that it wasn't that long ago that taking someone else's money for doing
    absolutely nothing was demeaning and lowered self esteem.

    If we are expected to pay for other people's mistakes we should at
    least attempt to make them learn from their bad choices. The current system
    rewards them for continuing to make bad choices.

    AND While you are on Gov't subsistence, you no longer can VOTE! Yes,
    that is correct. For you to vote would be a conflict of interest. You will
    voluntarily remove yourself from voting while you are receiving a Gov't
    welfare check. If you want to vote, then get a job.



























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    Re: Written by a 21 year old female from texas !!

    Quote Originally Posted by Navy Pride View Post
    I agree with this young lady 100%






    This was written by a 21 yr old female who gets it. It's her future
    she's worried about and this is how she feels about the social welfare big
    government state that she's being forced to live in! These solutions are
    just common sense in her opinion.

    This was in the Waco Tribune Herald, Waco , TX , Nov 18, 2011

    PUT ME IN CHARGE . . .

    Put me in charge of food stamps. I'd get rid of Lone Star cards; no cash
    for Ding Dongs or Ho Ho's, just money for 50-pound bags of rice and beans,
    blocks of cheese and all the powdered milk you can haul away. If you want
    steak and frozen pizza, then get a job.

    Put me in charge of Medicaid. The first thing I'd do is to get women
    Norplant birth control implants or tubal legations. Then, we'll test
    recipients for drugs, alcohol, and nicotine. If you want to reproduce or use
    drugs, alcohol, or smoke, then get a job.

    Put me in charge of government housing. Ever live in a military barracks?

    You will maintain our property in a clean and good state of repair.
    Your home" will be subject to inspections anytime and possessions will be
    inventoried. If you want a plasma TV or Xbox 360, then get a job and your
    own place.

    In addition, you will either present a check stub from a job each week
    or you will report to a "government" job. It may be cleaning the roadways
    of trash, painting and repairing public housing, whatever we find for you. We
    will sell your 22 inch rims and low profile tires and your blasting stereo
    and speakers and put that money toward the "common good.."

    Before you write that I've violated someone's rights, realize that all of
    the above is voluntary. If you want our money, accept our rules. Before you
    say that this would be "demeaning" and ruin their "self esteem," consider
    that it wasn't that long ago that taking someone else's money for doing
    absolutely nothing was demeaning and lowered self esteem.

    If we are expected to pay for other people's mistakes we should at
    least attempt to make them learn from their bad choices. The current system
    rewards them for continuing to make bad choices.

    AND While you are on Gov't subsistence, you no longer can VOTE! Yes,
    that is correct. For you to vote would be a conflict of interest. You will
    voluntarily remove yourself from voting while you are receiving a Gov't
    welfare check. If you want to vote, then get a job.

    Well, this oughta' be causin' some apoplectic seizures in the forum.

    I agree 100%. It'll never happen...but one can dream.
    I'm reading a book on anti-gravity. I can't put it down.

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    Re: Written by a 21 year old female from texas !!

    Quote Originally Posted by MaggieD View Post
    Well, this oughta' be causin' some apoplectic seizures in the forum.

    I agree 100%. It'll never happen...but one can dream.
    Can you imagine the money saved in this country if our fearless leaders listened to this young lady and implemented these policies?
    "God Bless Our Troops in Harms Way."

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    Re: Written by a 21 year old female from texas !!

    I was okay with everything up until the no vote. That is pretty much a deal breaker.
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    Re: Written by a 21 year old female from texas !!

    Well, the Republicans would toss her out over the mandatory birth control.

    If her proposal is that people taking government money can't vote, does that include the CEOs of companies with big defense contracts? That would be strike two.


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    Re: Written by a 21 year old female from texas !!

    Quote Originally Posted by soccerboy22 View Post
    I was okay with everything up until the no vote. That is pretty much a deal breaker.
    Felt the same way. Taking away someone's right to vote is just overkill.

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    Re: Written by a 21 year old female from texas !!

    If you want to vote, then get a job.
    Yes...because jobs are just floatin around like bubbles waiting for people to catch them.

    I didn't have a problem with most of what she said up until that point - but all I gotta say is that talk is cheap.

    And, by the way, lots of people receive help from the government - it's not just the welfare class (whom she did a rather great job of caricaturing - all those folks livin in da projects with their plasma TVs, Xbox's, and rims...yeah i'm sure they're a representative group). You want to reform welfare, go ahead. Just make sure you do the same thing to agricultural subsidies, price supports, favoritism in the defense procurement process, the list goes on...
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    Bifurcating victory (e.g. winning militarily, losing politically) is a useful salve for defeated armies. The "stab in the back" narrative helped take the sting out of failure for German generals after WWI and their American counterparts after Vietnam.

    All the same, it's nonsense. To paraphrase Vince Lombardi, show me a political loser, and I'll show you a loser.
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    Re: Written by a 21 year old female from texas !!

    Honestly, this looks like one of those emails that get bounced around. Karl Rove probably actually wrote it, lol.

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    Re: Written by a 21 year old female from texas !!

    Quote Originally Posted by X Factor View Post
    Honestly, this looks like one of those emails that get bounced around. Karl Rove probably actually wrote it, lol.
    Yeah, it's the interwebz yo
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    Nobody who wins a war indulges in a bifurcated definition of victory. War is a political act; victory and defeat have meaning only in political terms. A country incapable of achieving its political objectives at an acceptable cost is losing the war, regardless of battlefield events.

    Bifurcating victory (e.g. winning militarily, losing politically) is a useful salve for defeated armies. The "stab in the back" narrative helped take the sting out of failure for German generals after WWI and their American counterparts after Vietnam.

    All the same, it's nonsense. To paraphrase Vince Lombardi, show me a political loser, and I'll show you a loser.
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    Re: Written by a 21 year old female from texas !!

    Quote Originally Posted by StillBallin75 View Post
    Yes...because jobs are just floatin around like bubbles waiting for people to catch them.
    The "get a job" piece is a simplification. Certainly we cannot expect employers to hire all the unemployed. What she's really saying is fend for yourself. Whether that means finding someone else who will employ you, or employing your own efforts to support yourself, that's the trade-off.

    Dependents do not have the same freedoms that autonomous, legal adults have. The attitude is that if one wants to claim s/he is a dependent of the taxpayer, that should come with the loss of the things other dependents don't enjoy, such as their own legal decisions, purchasing decisions, substance use, voting, etc.

    And, by the way, lots of people receive help from the government - it's not just the welfare class (whom she did a rather great job of caricaturing - all those folks livin in da projects with their plasma TVs, Xbox's, and rims...yeah i'm sure they're a representative group). You want to reform welfare, go ahead. Just make sure you do the same thing to agricultural subsidies, price supports, favoritism in the defense procurement process, the list goes on...
    Definitely.
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