Is Your Money Where Your Mouth Is?

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    Is anyone on this board on welfare? Conservative or liberal? Are all the republicans out there still working or are you bitching about tax problems you wish you had?

    So how about it boys and girls? Are you a conservative who is dumping stock quicker than an Enron executive who woke up smelling the coffee, or are you impressed enough with our new President to be buying?

    Are you going to be holding a bag of wallet-sized photos of famous Americans as the next economy starts or are you putting your money where your mouth is by taking stock in an American company or two?

    Me? I'm picking up what I can after taxes and groceries. I like Costco and A T & T among others for my 10 year plan.

    -Joe
     
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    Once the Democrats took control of Congress, I moved my money out of the stock market. My money is safe for now. On the way to and from work, I pass several Obama supporters sitting on their front porch who obviously don't work. And taxes? I'm already taxed to death supporting the welfare State. I have moved some of my money out of the country. More and more people will do this as long as the Leftists have a stranglehold on the US.
     
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    I like FDO: Summary for FAMILY DOLLAR STORES - Yahoo! Finance
    they sell to poor people.
     
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    At least you have an honest reason...

    -Joe
     
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    You call it honest, I call it realistic.
    There's going to be a lot more poor people once this congress gets done screwing things up.
     
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    Time will tell, B.B.

    Time will tell.
     
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    It will.
    I hope I am wrong, but that doesn't happen often. :lol:
     
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    I'm somewhat conservative, but I also get tired of hearing conservatives talk about welfare all the time. Yes, there are many on the dole who don't deserve to be, but there are also many who collect benefits who I would not call welfare recipients, one of those being me.

    My wife died nearly seven years ago. I was left to raise my two boys on my own. They were only 4 and 6 years old when she died. So, I collect Social Security benefits for them until they turn 18. I certainly don't feel bad about it, as she contributed to SS and never will collect retirement benefits. And I certainly don't consider myself some lazy person collecting welfare.

    Some may disagree. I'm curious how all of you feel about these type of benefits. Are they welfare in your mind?
     
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    when my dad died his social security helped put me through university......until reagan canceled it......
     
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    Meanwhile Reagan was collecting Social Security and a pension from his days as California governor. That guy was evil.
     

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