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mermaid Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Feb-25-05 10:33 PM
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20. Yeah...& I Wish the Government Would Finally Live Up To It's Stated Ideals
Edited on Fri Feb-25-05 10:38 PM by mermaid
We can run around lecturing other world leaders on how a democracy is supposed to stand up for the rights of the least among them...yet, here in our own country...our government leaders don't stand up for MY rights.

My right to be free of discrimination and bigotry in my pursuit of a livelihood.

All's I really want is to live my own life and to be left the hell alone. Is that asking so much?

And what's up with them "compassionate" conservatives? Is it "compassionate" to throw me on the scrap heap of society, just because THEY have hangups with who and what I am...and then scream when I need government assistance to survive...when I was READY, WILLING, and ABLE...more than ready, willing, and able, in fact...to WORK for a living instead? I would much prefer to work for a living and be left alone, but it seems the "compassionate" conservatives do not want to let me just do that, and live my own life, and just be left alone....and yet, they'll scream if I end up needing government assistance, and call me a lazy bum!!

No, I'm NOT a lazy bum...I WANTED to work...I was WILLING, READY, and ABLE to work...but they would not let me!!

Again, what the fuck am I supposed to do?? just curl up and die?

Is that the "compassionate" answer? That I am a "freak" and thus, not worthy of life?

I mean, holy shit...convicted CRIMINALS get treated better than I do in the workforce, and I haven't even done anything that was against the fucking law!!
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