Conservatives Welfare and Free Stuff

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    Hello Conservatives - I've been reading quite a lot of posts here from you folks about lazy people, welfare, and "free stuff" Well, before you flip on Rush Limbaugh, or light your next little candle in saint like worship to Ronnie Ray Gun, take a few min. and consider these 2 things:

    1. The vast majority of welfare and food stamp recipients work! That's right, despite what you've been hearing from Breitbart, FIX NEWS, and old Rush about those lazy welfare scabs (mostly Liberals) scamming "free stuff" off of you honest, hard working, Christian pure "Real Americans" it simply isn't true. Why is this?? It's because while executive pay packages for CEO's and CFO's has skyrocketed 500% in the last 35 years, working class wages have not kept pace with the cost of living, and tens of millions of full time working Americans now live below the poverty line.

    2. Government hand out's such as subsidies, grants, and other corporate welfare goodies to the Fortune 500 cost Americans twice as much as social welfare! I know you folks don't want to hear this, but companies such as Goldman Sachs, Dow Chemical, and Exxonmobil are costing you folks twice as much as welfare for the working poor. This is not money given in exchange for goods or services, it's simply "free money" given away to really big corporations.

    Before you fine Christian pure souls get the urge to whail about "fake news" I'd suggest you consider the links below are from the business community such as the Wall Street Journal and Forbes, and INC. (Not exactly bastions of looney Liberalism) Please read them (if you can) before you start your next rant about "free stuff"

    I could make this simpler for you folks to understand, but I'd need puppets and crayons. :bye1:



    Get a Job? Most Welfare Recipients Already Have One

    CEO Pay Is Out of Control. Here's How to Rein It In

    Is The New Working Class Being Crushed In The 21st Century U.S. Economy?

    Trump Wants Families On Food Stamps To Get Jobs. The Majority Already Work

    CEO pay: Flatter salaries, but bigger bonuses

    How Corporate Welfare Is Killing Small Businesses

    Where Is The Outrage Over Corporate Welfare?
     
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    Pretty hard to legislate greed.

    If you don't like the pay a CEO receives then don't do business with that corporation.

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    Must not be any school tomorrow.
     
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    The Day in the life of a Liberal



    11:00 Get out bed. And not to soon. ( getting up any earlier promotes a strong

    work ethic and we wouldn't want that)

    12:00 Head on down to the post office and get your welfare check for your 6 kids

    from their 5 different daddies.

    12:30 Go to the local food mart and wait inline to cash said check and scoff at the

    man in front of you who earned his from a job.

    1:00 Make drug deal with your obama phone

    2:00 Pass out from a drug induced haze

    4:00 Have unprotected sex with the local DNC congressional rep..

    5:00 Check into an abortion clinic where you are a preferred customer

    6:00 Pass out from a drug induced haze

    10:00 Wake up and see Hillary on TV and say there's a mighty fine lady

    Wake up and see Trump on the news and call him a racist ahole.



    Feel free to add to this timeless classic.
     
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    Not many will defend corporate welfare. It is abuse of government and picking winners.

    Obama gave the biggest corporate welfare handout in world history.

    Defend that.
     
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    Blah blah blah FOX, blah blah blah BREITBART, blah blah blah RUSH, blah blah blah RUSH-uh.
     
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    The Trump lemmings have no issue with people getting free stuff. They are perfectly fine with someone choosing not to spend money on health insurance and then getting free care when they show up to the ER after and accident or medical emergency.


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    Yes they do. They are generally limited from getting BETTER jobs by their own mistakes and errors (convictions, dropping out of school, teen pregnancy, etc...). It is not the place of the Government to fix the problems they created for themselves.

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    QUOTE="bill718, post: 18906194, member: 57978"]2. Government hand out's such as subsidies, grants, and other corporate welfare goodies to the Fortune 500 cost Americans twice as much as social welfare! [/QUOTE]

    I totally agree. There should be no Corporate, Agricultural, or International Welfare either. Those programs are unconstitutional and ought to be done away with entirely.
     
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    There's no such thing as "free", you go to the emergency room for an accident or other medical emergency you're personally liable for the costs whether you have insurance or not, if the hospital can't collect, the costs are distributed among paying patients (higher prices) and tax payers.

    If you want to resolve the issue of unpaid emergency room costs, repeal EMTALA, if a person CHOOSES not buy insurance (or obtain it via existing health care programs or arrange for self funding) they're FULLY liable for that decision, as in no tickie, no washie.

    If the individual states want to provide some other mechanism(s) for dealing with this situation that's up to them but the federal government has no business holding a gun to citizens heads and attempting to force them to make good choices by subsidizing bad ones.
     
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    There is no way you will get even a single member of Congress to vote to remove it.


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