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This guy should receive some kind of AWARD, don't you think?

Discussion in 'Political Issues' started by Skyhook, May 21, 2012.

  1. Skyhook

    Skyhook

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  2. snewsoG22

    snewsoG22 ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    If we aren't going to allow Darwin to solve these problems naturally something has to be done to discourage this behavior. I don't support forced sterilization (first they came for the communists) but, to me, this is child abuse, not to mention unsustainable, and is the fast lane to making Idiocracy a reality.
     


  3. Brucev

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    What's the problem. This is the post-modern world. Independence is prized over any supposed social responsibility in which every man is for himself and the devil take the hindmost. He is no different from those who buy companies, strip them of assets, pensions, etc. and then leave behind a nothing. His expectation that the tax payer support the consequence of his lifestyle is no different than the expectation of ceo's that taxpayers rush in and save their investors from having to pay for the bonuses they and their boards give to one another.
     
  4. The Machinist

    The Machinist No Compromise

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    Spoken like the Democrat you are. My only social responsibility is to not violate the rights of my fellow man. Beyond that, I don't owe them - or especially you - a God damned thing.
     
  5. Brucev

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    Careful. Your ignorance is showing. You must learn that not all with whom you disagree are demokrats. Conservatives are not monochromatic. As to social responsibility, your view is your own. It is not supported in the early colonial or revolutionary experience of our nation. It is not supported in the developed structures of society, either at the local, state or federal level. It is not supported in broad experience. It is not the agreed upon norm of modern society. This may chaff you. That is understandable. The intersection of assumptive individualism and rational social responsibility can be difficult to negotiate for those who want to insist on their own supposed right of way.
     
  6. The Machinist

    The Machinist No Compromise

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    The welfare you receive wasn't around during the colonial days. In fact, it wasn't around until after FDR. Please don't try to lecture me on history, because you're totally clueless.

    This system of taking from the producer class to give away to the shiftless and lazy, is not the agreed-upon norm. It's what's forced on us with the threat of violence, as a condition of American citizenship. We never got to vote on it.
     
  7. Skyhook

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    :popcorn:

    As noble as the intent of the Welfare System may have been at inception, it has devolved into a government tool for developing sucklings from otherwise productive members of society.

    As one of my employees once said,"I don't wants the JOB; I wants da check!"
     
  8. JFrame

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    Give the guy a Nobel Peace Prize...It would make about as much sense as giving one to Obama...


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  9. Cavalry Doc

    Cavalry Doc MAJ (USA Ret.)

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    One Middle age African American patient I had, when asked what he did for a living says "I draws", I said something like "so your an artist, that's cool my uncle was an artist". He laughed and said "I don't think you understand doc, I draws a check."