What do we do with Poor People?

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  1. tooAlive
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    Would you rather help a poor man so he's comfortable in poverty, or help a poor man rise up from poverty?
     
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    I believe in personal responsibility. But to answer your question, I would want him to rise up. Why keep him happy where he is at and never better himself? There would be no point in helping otherwise. Hence, the 2nd 3rd etc generations of families still on welfare. Ridiculous
     
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    LOL - you think there's a version of poverty that people find comfortable.

    This is a moronic topic.
     
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    Excellent point; that's exactly the problem I see with most liberals today.

    They would rather make the poor comfortable in their poverty than to actually help them rise up and be able to provide for themselves.

    There's nothing noble about keeping someone in misery.
     
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    Relax .

    Welfare/warfare state politicians are going to make sure that we are all poor.

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    Hey I take it that you are looking to hire some undereducated, no math skill, barely speak English person that hasn't worked in 10 years and pay them a living wage. So you can help them out of their misery? Is that correct?

    Or do you know someone looking to hire these individuals?

    Cause I know a couple people that fit that description if you are hiring.
     
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    I prefer to do both

    Provide a safety net and a means to improve your lot in life
     
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    What's your point?

    Are you saying you're in favor of undereducated immigrants without any skills, that can't even speak English, without any intention of ever working coming here only to start milking our welfare system?
     
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