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Biased Liberal Media Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-12-05 12:48 AM
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18. I think what bothers me is the stereotypes
Yes, there are lazy poor people but they do NOT make up the majority for all poor people. The problem is is that you're living in an economy that is dying and when cheap labor is being pursued. The rich want to save a buck so they employ those who cost less. The person who takes that job on average, is a family person trying to make ends meet and put a roof over his/her family's head and food on the table. Why hasn't corporate welfare been an issue?

I just see so much nitpicking from people, even on here, with regard to poor folk. it's greed, bottom line.
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  -"Most people who are poor choose to be poor" Biased Liberal Media  Feb-11-05 02:31 AM   #0 
  - Easy  Tux   Feb-11-05 02:35 AM   #1 
  - Obviously someone  Jamastiene   Feb-11-05 02:39 AM   #2 
  - how can anyone any where believe that crap?  ogradda   Feb-11-05 02:48 AM   #3 
  - DU has its share of heartless people too  donheld   Feb-11-05 02:50 AM   #4 
  - When the market crashed..  undergroundpanther   Feb-11-05 02:55 AM   #5 
  - You spelled "moron" wrong (EOM)  highlonesome   Feb-11-05 08:15 AM   #12 
     - You must be new here. There is a reason we spell it that way.  donheld   Feb-11-05 03:46 PM   #15 
        - But he spelled it "moran" because he's the moron!  Megahurtz   Mar-24-05 11:31 AM   #30 
  - Some poor people make unwise decisions with what money they have  Us vs Them   Feb-11-05 03:14 AM   #6 
  - Wouldn't that be considered socialism?  Biased Liberal Media   Feb-12-05 12:55 AM   #20 
     - Take a look at a dictionary.  jwirr   Mar-12-05 11:40 PM   #28 
  - very odd poster.  saracat   Feb-11-05 03:21 AM   #7 
  - Actually, some poor people DO choose to be poor.  Senior citizen   Feb-11-05 04:04 AM   #8 
  - I think what bothers me is the stereotypes  Biased Liberal Media   Feb-12-05 12:48 AM   #18 
  - Great description.  ArchTeryx   Feb-13-05 06:48 AM   #25 
  - your quote, "Most people who are poor choose to be poor", sounds like  flordehinojos   Feb-11-05 05:18 AM   #9 
  - Forum link please  UL_Approved   Feb-11-05 05:24 AM   #10 
  - Is it against TOS to link to other forums though??  Biased Liberal Media   Feb-12-05 12:30 AM   #17 
  - This premise is based upon a Calvinistic principle of equality poverty  no_hypocrisy   Feb-11-05 06:54 AM   #11 
  - Easy  AngryOldDem   Feb-11-05 02:47 PM   #13 
  - Yes that's ignorant, but....  highlonesome   Feb-11-05 03:40 PM   #14 
     - Well aware there's more to the story than that  AngryOldDem   Feb-11-05 04:57 PM   #16 
     - I like the thought of welfare to work  Biased Liberal Media   Feb-12-05 12:53 AM   #19 
     - Unfortunately, this sort of program is now used mainly to deny people  kenzee13   Feb-12-05 07:16 AM   #22 
        - The system is due for an overhaul  Biased Liberal Media   Feb-12-05 12:42 PM   #23 
        - Been reading a book:  Sugarbleus   Mar-11-05 01:02 AM   #27 
     - "throwing money at it" is indeed the way to solve poverty  kenzee13   Feb-12-05 07:01 AM   #21 
     - Not all poor are poorly educated- take me!  kineneb   Apr-14-05 12:03 AM   #39 
     - You are correct - welfare did  jwirr   Mar-12-05 11:57 PM   #29 
  - My concern is that so-called "Dems" who talk like this  Sugarbleus   Feb-12-05 10:53 PM   #24 
  - The tax cheat who wrote that should just shut up  freestyle   Mar-07-05 09:26 AM   #26 
  - This happened on another thread  Megahurtz   Mar-24-05 11:35 AM   #31 
  - How ignorant indeed!! I'm starting to think we are not dealing  Sugarbleus   Mar-24-05 04:58 PM   #32 
  - A lot of libertarians are crossing over with Bush's hostility towards  Dark   Mar-26-05 11:56 AM   #33 
  - moved  oscar111   Mar-27-05 06:27 PM   #36 
  - Actually, he's right....  jmcon007   Mar-26-05 04:57 PM   #34 
  - Job Shortage 14 million: forces poverty on most: no choice involved.  oscar111   Mar-27-05 06:14 PM   #35 
  - All the things he mentions are forms of  JohnnyBoots   Apr-13-05 10:22 AM   #37 
  - Ignorant...  Pthalo BlueMoon   Apr-13-05 10:24 PM   #38 
  - Rubbish  charleslb   Nov-14-10 09:21 PM   #40 

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