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Shit gets crunk in the ATL
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Exactly! Did you graduate with honors?
this is where my a good portion of my paycheck goes..... :(
yea, more taxes. It's only fair.
Lol a good portion? Probably something like ~10%-15%.
That video was definitely a scientific study. Couldn't be anything BUT representative.
Get over it. A capitalistic society produces incredible wealth, but it is also a system that produces both winners and losers. We can argue about the best way to mitigate/limit its downside, but if you're generally fine with capitalism, you have to accept that there will always be some poor people and many of of those poor people will be incredibly dysfunctional. They deserve support of some kind and our best attempts to help them better themselves. You can't eat an apple and then rant and rage about the seeds.
P.S. I'm not saying you're ranting and raging, but you are one of a number of posters complaining about paying taxes to support these women (which is an unproven, although not entirely unlikely assumption).
P.S., P.S.: As someone else pointed out above, you probably wildly overestimate how much of your paycheck goes toward "welfare." It's that somewhat distorted assumption that is behind so much of the, uh, outrage in this country.
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Reminded me of that video with the bus driver punching the girl.
Restarant manager was filmed taking out the garbage.
"I think the world is run by C students"
Likely two young ladys competing in the congeniality portion of the Miss Getto Pagent
You nailed it. True, people like this are the dregs of society, but videos like this are red-meat for those who want to paint with a wide brush. It reinforces all the fears, paranoia, and rhetoric that fuels the "outrage" against "them".
Still makes me laugh when the woman drops like a bag or rocks. The guy should have tased the dad as well.
Good to see your stupidity isn't limited strictly to sports.
youngblood96/viggo martyr/jargon: tRCMB's answer to Vidkun Quisling and Fred Phelps.
But on a serious note, this video is like a Viggio wet dream.
Bigot Viggo will fap to this vid tonight.
I must be crazy to be in a loony bin like this.
This is the only time that word has been used on 247 and made me laugh.
Anyways, what's up with people thinking that those on welfare are living some luxurious, cushy life? Don't they technically get what would amount to be less than minimum wage?
I am not actually aware of the real numbers, though.
People on welfare don't live a luxurious life. However, they still get thousands of dollars of government money every year. There are people on welfare exactly like the people in this video - you tell me if they deserve it.
I don't think the subjective determination of "deserve," applied to individual examples is a standard that has any relevance to whether welfare is a worthy and meritorious program.
I agree. I'm much more likely to look at the stated goal of the program, which was to move people from being destitute to being productive members of society. In that regard, it has failed miserably. Since the 60s when welfare was created, it hasn't reduced poverty, it has actually seen it increase 5x.
When a program fails, I don't think the solution is to expand the failure. As we approach the 50 year anniversary of welfare, I think it's safe to say it's been a failure. The "take what you need, let us know when you don't need it" approach hasn't worked. I'm fine with giving out carrots, but there also needs to be a stick attached as well. Everything should be on the table, including compulsory schooling or training, volunteer work, random drug/alcohol/tobacco testing and mandatory birth control until someone is off the dole.
At the very least, the Feds should start a website called www.LOL.gov , and exclusively host any humorous video or mug shot, and make a few bucks off the Google Adwords.
Its frightening to think about the number of kids being raised to think this is normal behavior.
I wonder if the guy that tased her is still alive?
Its five o'clock somewhere.
I think it's been tremendously successful.
Think of something like section 8 housing for instance... the people on it are obviously too lazy or genetically unqualified for any job that would pay them enough to pay rent or a mortgage in a nice part of town. But I don't want to have to step over a bunch of homeless people everywhere I go. So the gov't take a little bit of money and pays landlords and tenants to have a place for them to live. The thing is they don't give them enough to live everywhere...just the shitty parts of town, so they have a roof over their head and I never have to see or interact with them. Problems solved.
I paid an effective tax rate in 2012 of just over 10%. To me, even if the whole thing went to precisely what I described above, it would be worth it. The fact that only a fraction of that 10% does is a hell of a bargain.
Link to study showing that welfare programs caused poverty to increase 5x.
care to clarify this?
He's another dumbass victim of JMC with no real knowledge of the world and poor critical thinking skills.
You make it sound so malicious.
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