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bliss_eternal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jan-28-05 12:17 AM
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13. Um--they've painted a pretty rosy picture of a welfare life-
Edited on Fri Jan-28-05 12:25 AM by bliss_eternal
style. Have they not?

Admittedly, I've seen some welfare recipients(women and men) that spend their paltry checks on clothes for themselves and do nothing for the children. But even they aren't 'well off' or wealthy by any means!

I worked with a young woman that had a small child and was on welfare. I was constantly in awe of her. She was an incredible, loving, hardworking person. Yes, (hello--repukes) she did WORK, too!

She shared with me that it did anger her to assist the women that were welfare recipients that shopped in our store and spent all their money on themselves, as she knew from personal experience the money did not go far at all. She told me that honestly the money she recieved wasn't a lot--and every dime went to her son. She said the money from her job ALSO went to her son as welfare WAS NOT enough.

This woman owned TWO outfits. Consisting of two different tops, a blouse and a sweater she switched off w/ONE PAIR of pants--and we worked in a retail store. She sacrificed for her son. She also worked part time so she could go to school part time--to earn a degree to make a better life for her son. Yes, social services paid for her education--but again, she never saw a dime of it. It went directly to the school.

I wonder if these butt munches have ever even KNOWN ANYONE on welfare?
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  -Welfare?! Are you kidding me? Is THAT why they support * ? bliss_eternal  Jan-27-05 11:12 PM   #0 
  - Some people think taxes go directly to lazy recipients of welfare  msgadget   Jan-27-05 11:17 PM   #1 
  - Or if they try they are immediately labeled "liberal" or  bliss_eternal   Jan-27-05 11:28 PM   #7 
  - love your avatar  realisticphish   Jan-28-05 04:34 AM   #20 
  - Thanks, wish I could take credit for it  msgadget   Jan-28-05 09:06 AM   #22 
  - Oh, people try.  Left Is Write   Jan-28-05 09:24 AM   #27 
  - They're Dumbfucks.  NervousRex   Jan-27-05 11:18 PM   #2 
  - LOL!  bliss_eternal   Jan-27-05 11:25 PM   #4 
  - They think they got abortion on the run,  hickman1937   Jan-27-05 11:23 PM   #3 
  - Riiiiight--only black women utilize welfare...  bliss_eternal   Jan-27-05 11:57 PM   #9 
  - "Welfare" Is Simply A Code-Word for Racism  CO Liberal   Jan-27-05 11:26 PM   #5 
  - when in fact over 80 percent of welfare recipients  bliss_eternal   Jan-28-05 12:01 AM   #10 
  - And, someone even called Social Security the "soft underbelly  msgadget   Jan-28-05 09:05 AM   #21 
     - I Can  CO Liberal   Jan-28-05 10:25 AM   #34 
        - Check. Just crossed it off as a vacation destination!  msgadget   Jan-28-05 11:24 AM   #36 
  - Until they need it  GTRMAN   Jan-27-05 11:27 PM   #6 
  - I LOVE that you said that! Good for you!  bliss_eternal   Jan-28-05 12:05 AM   #11 
  - Awesome!!!  American Tragedy   Jan-28-05 01:44 AM   #16 
  - Wow  Blue State Native   Jan-28-05 09:21 AM   #25 
  - Ronald Reagan's real legacy...  tjwash   Jan-27-05 11:34 PM   #8 
  - You mean Neil Bush's Fun With Money?  hickman1937   Jan-28-05 12:06 AM   #12 
  - Um--they've painted a pretty rosy picture of a welfare life-  bliss_eternal   Jan-28-05 12:17 AM   #13 
  - known anyone?  lazarus   Jan-28-05 02:26 AM   #18 
  - The most racist thing any POTUS has ever said in public  underpants   Jan-28-05 09:14 AM   #24 
  - anyone watch Street Smarts...?  EC   Jan-28-05 12:55 AM   #14 
  - They are behind the times  Melynn   Jan-28-05 01:30 AM   #15 
  - They do love those wedge issues don't they?  tjwash   Jan-28-05 02:08 AM   #17 
  - They call us Commies too  KT2000   Jan-28-05 03:28 AM   #19 
  - There's a lot of those crazies down here in TX  GloriaSmith   Jan-28-05 09:09 AM   #23 
  - I was actually on welfare  Mizmoon   Jan-28-05 09:24 AM   #26 
  - Must've been nice having lobster and champagne every night  fnottr   Jan-28-05 09:39 AM   #31 
     - This is the way it is ...  Mizmoon   Jan-28-05 10:06 AM   #32 
        - WOW  underpants   Jan-28-05 10:12 AM   #33 
        - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-28-05 11:21 AM   #35 
        - You made it, Mizmoon!  msgadget   Jan-28-05 11:33 AM   #37 
        - Mizmoon and msgadget--you guys are awesome!  bliss_eternal   Jan-28-05 06:03 PM   #43 
        - Damn  fnottr   Jan-28-05 03:12 PM   #41 
  - The biggest welfare queens of all live in Lubbock, Texas.  txaslftist   Jan-28-05 09:28 AM   #28 
  - Don't people understand  fnottr   Jan-28-05 09:34 AM   #29 
  - Howard Zinn:Taxing the middle class to pay for the poor  underpants   Jan-28-05 09:37 AM   #30 
     - Because of that  fnottr   Jan-28-05 03:20 PM   #42 
  - Remind them that the Red States are the biggest welfare states  LynneSin   Jan-28-05 11:58 AM   #38 
  - Just remember, folks, every cut in welfare...  jswordy   Jan-28-05 12:02 PM   #39 
  - correct me if im wrong but THEY HAVE REPUGS IN GOVT!!!!  LSK   Jan-28-05 12:12 PM   #40 

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