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RoadRage Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-06-08 12:49 PM
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21. I totally agree with this statement..
It was in one of his books, and it was one of the reasons I support him.

I am NOT a huge fan of large welfare checks being written out month after month to people who have no desire or motivation other then to collect next months check.

And it was VERY brave for Obama to say that outloud. I would like to see some accountibility for people on welfare. I am fine with helping everyone out who wants to be helped.. but I don't like handouts to those who are just to lazy to work. And there ARE a lot of those people in our country.
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  -"And while welfare certainly provided relief for many impoverished Americans, it did create... IndianaJones  Jan-06-08 11:57 AM   #0 
  - The Statement Has Some Basis In Fact, Sir  The Magistrate   Jan-06-08 12:00 PM   #1 
  - Indeed.  Jackpine Radical   Jan-06-08 12:05 PM   #7 
  - Quite True, My Friend  The Magistrate   Jan-06-08 12:17 PM   #9 
     - It is also amazing how far you can run with the old Locus of Control construct  Jackpine Radical   Jan-06-08 01:34 PM   #33 
  - That's true,  seasonedblue   Jan-06-08 12:19 PM   #10 
  - I was a welfare mother.  Th1onein   Jan-06-08 07:37 PM   #35 
  - What is he implying, exactly?  sakabatou   Jan-06-08 12:01 PM   #2 
  - Welfare was hard to get off of  sandnsea   Jan-06-08 12:25 PM   #13 
     - And that's just one aspect of the "Welfare Trap." There are many other angles.  Jackpine Radical   Jan-06-08 01:36 PM   #34 
  - And Clinton the first signed the welfare "reform" act, which punished lots of children  villager   Jan-06-08 12:01 PM   #3 
  - Apparently nothing is perfect but you, Obama.  The_Casual_Observer   Jan-06-08 12:02 PM   #4 
  - how else would he turn out the Republicans and Independents? nt.  IndianaJones   Jan-06-08 12:03 PM   #5 
  - Remain "present"  The_Casual_Observer   Jan-06-08 12:04 PM   #6 
  - Why don't you ask Planned Parenthood of IL about that?  thecatburgler   Jan-06-08 12:42 PM   #17 
     - What does media matters say about about Kyle-Lieberman?  The_Casual_Observer   Jan-06-08 12:49 PM   #20 
        - Here's what they say  thecatburgler   Jan-06-08 12:54 PM   #23 
        - That says a lot!  The_Casual_Observer   Jan-06-08 12:56 PM   #24 
           - Well you asked what they said  thecatburgler   Jan-06-08 01:02 PM   #28 
        - a cleaver rouse?  XemaSab   Jan-06-08 12:58 PM   #25 
  - "And while Corporate welfare certainly provided relief ...  BlueJazz   Jan-06-08 12:13 PM   #8 
  - Well Done, Sir  The Magistrate   Jan-06-08 01:33 PM   #32 
  - I think a lot of people would see this quote, myself included, and agree with it in part.  beyurslf   Jan-06-08 12:20 PM   #11 
  - Between health care and marriage  sandnsea   Jan-06-08 12:23 PM   #12 
  - Lets look at another perspective...  hayu_lol   Jan-06-08 12:35 PM   #15 
     - Welfare is still there  sandnsea   Jan-06-08 12:51 PM   #22 
  - Of course it did. It requires that you split up the Mother and Father to get benefits...  Viva_La_Revolution   Jan-06-08 12:35 PM   #14 
  - Barack needs a reality check  Warpy   Jan-06-08 12:36 PM   #16 
  - I don't think anyone can dispute the welfare culture is a negative thing  policypunk   Jan-06-08 12:43 PM   #18 
  - It's hard to disagree with that statement.  NaturalHigh   Jan-06-08 12:45 PM   #19 
  - I totally agree with this statement..  RoadRage   Jan-06-08 12:49 PM   #21 
  - What do you think of trust fund babies?  thecatburgler   Jan-06-08 01:05 PM   #30 
  - Spoken like a real Republican. There may be some truth  OHdem10   Jan-06-08 12:59 PM   #26 
  - He's 100% correct  Clanfear   Jan-06-08 01:00 PM   #27 
  - I agree with that statement  WesDem   Jan-06-08 01:04 PM   #29 
  - He is right. The incentives were perverse and hurt a lot of  K Gardner   Jan-06-08 01:11 PM   #31 

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