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Mabus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Mar-05-06 04:54 PM
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76. Not at all
Besides, you can rent movies cheaper than going to them in the theater. Then there is a bigger selection to choose from and if you don't like the movie you don't feel as bad for not watching all of it.
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  -Food Stamp story - Should I be Pissed? neverevergivein  Mar-05-06 03:42 PM   #0 
  - It's not just O.K...  daleanime   Mar-05-06 03:45 PM   #1 
  - there will always be someone who abuses the system  lionesspriyanka   Mar-05-06 03:45 PM   #2 
  - This is how I feel...yes I get angry at abuse of the system, but I look  movonne   Mar-05-06 04:25 PM   #49 
  - when I applied for food stamps  hfojvt   Mar-05-06 04:29 PM   #55 
  - Possible to give her the benefit of a doubt  China_cat   Mar-05-06 03:45 PM   #3 
  - Yes - she might be a housekeeper using her bosses' car...  FormerRushFan   Mar-05-06 03:51 PM   #11 
  - I was just thinking about the days before  China_cat   Mar-05-06 04:08 PM   #33 
  - Or someone in her family is letting her borrow the car  FreedomAngel82   Mar-05-06 05:07 PM   #78 
  - Or perhaps she runs a foster home for children or something  hang a left   Mar-05-06 04:37 PM   #65 
     - Yes, so many other scenarios  China_cat   Mar-05-06 05:11 PM   #87 
  - if they are abusing the system, I would be upset  OhioBlue   Mar-05-06 03:47 PM   #4 
  - Good point, I didn't think of that.  ryan_cats   Mar-05-06 05:57 PM   #113 
  - Oh goodness..  BeTheChange   Mar-05-06 03:47 PM   #5 
  - And this government is stealing from us all the time  FreedomAngel82   Mar-05-06 05:11 PM   #89 
  - I, too, would be  laylah   Mar-05-06 03:47 PM   #6 
  - My wife - who is apolitical - was ticked as well  neverevergivein   Mar-05-06 03:50 PM   #9 
     - You should avoid making assumptions.  Just Me   Mar-05-06 04:52 PM   #74 
     - I worked at a market for many years  DelawareValleyDem   Mar-05-06 05:10 PM   #85 
     - Most women getting food stamps are in that situation because of  alfredo   Mar-05-06 06:37 PM   #133 
  - Lexus and private school and food stamps = does not need to happen  Terran1212   Mar-05-06 03:48 PM   #7 
  - Sure just as long as you realize this is an anomaly.  izzybeans   Mar-05-06 03:48 PM   #8 
  - How do you know it's her car?  skygazer   Mar-05-06 03:50 PM   #10 
  - Or the car is used and it came with the sticker  Raydawg1234   Mar-05-06 04:35 PM   #63 
     - Or she had it before the world fell apart around her  arnheim   Mar-05-06 05:17 PM   # 
  - it might not have been her car  fishwax   Mar-05-06 03:51 PM   #12 
  - Until you know the whole story, you should reserve judgement  bluestateguy   Mar-05-06 03:51 PM   #13 
  - Heck I didn't have a car for two years  wryter2000   Mar-05-06 04:40 PM   #67 
  - Perhaps she was shopping  countingbluecars   Mar-05-06 03:53 PM   #14 
  - Think of it this way  KingFlorez   Mar-05-06 03:53 PM   #15 
  - I would gladly support a few  MuseRider   Mar-05-06 03:54 PM   #16 
  - She could well be cheating.  okasha   Mar-05-06 03:55 PM   #17 
  - Best reply yet  neverevergivein   Mar-05-06 03:58 PM   #20 
  - Good observation!  0007   Mar-05-06 04:02 PM   #26 
  - that is how I would probably have taken it too  Sydnie   Mar-05-06 04:04 PM   #28 
  - Or she may have been shopping for someone else  FearofFutility   Mar-05-06 06:39 PM   #137 
  - No.  philosophie_en_rose   Mar-05-06 03:56 PM   #18 
  - Maybe it wasn't her car?  KyndCulture   Mar-05-06 03:58 PM   #19 
  - Why does this post remind me of Reagan and his welfare mom  TheGoldenRule   Mar-05-06 03:59 PM   #21 
  - Because welfare money = enough to buy a Lexus.  philosophie_en_rose   Mar-05-06 04:01 PM   #25 
  - Exactly. I'm hoping to get on food stamps so I can go on vacation  arnheim   Mar-05-06 05:10 PM   #84 
     - I would LOVE to go to New Zealand  LostinVA   Mar-05-06 05:48 PM   #109 
  - Cause this is the same story Reagan told.  proud2Blib   Mar-05-06 04:03 PM   #27 
  - Except he had the woman driving a Cadillac  leftstreet   Mar-05-06 04:11 PM   #37 
     - Yes I remember it well  proud2Blib   Mar-05-06 04:14 PM   #42 
  - The phrase he used was welfare QUEEN  MADem   Mar-05-06 04:15 PM   #44 
  - Thanks-I couldn't remember the exact term Reagan used...  TheGoldenRule   Mar-05-06 06:38 PM   #135 
     - He humiliated us as a nation with that tactic, and many others, too  MADem   Mar-05-06 06:45 PM   #140 
  - Read my mind  LostinVA   Mar-05-06 05:10 PM   #83 
  - Your story sounds like the kind Reagan used to tell  Lydia Leftcoast   Mar-05-06 04:00 PM   #22 
  - In 1990, I was laid off, made very little on unemployment  LostinVA   Mar-05-06 05:11 PM   #90 
  - I see a lot of food-stamp users at our grocery  spinbaby   Mar-05-06 04:01 PM   #23 
  - nice post  fishwax   Mar-05-06 04:12 PM   #40 
  - Making them feel bad ...  RoyGBiv   Mar-05-06 05:58 PM   #114 
  - LOL Reagan told the SAME story 20+ years ago  proud2Blib   Mar-05-06 04:01 PM   #24 
  - Yeah, I guess I just made the story up...  neverevergivein   Mar-05-06 04:07 PM   #31 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-05-06 04:11 PM   #38 
  - Well...wait just a minute here....  mexicoxpat   Mar-05-06 04:34 PM   #59 
  - I bet it was a *pink* Lexus too - LOL  jpak   Mar-05-06 04:32 PM   #58 
     - Cause you are smart  proud2Blib   Mar-05-06 06:01 PM   #115 
  - Our pal Ann strikes again... ( Ann Ecdotal)  SoCalDem   Mar-05-06 04:04 PM   #29 
  - LOL  proud2Blib   Mar-05-06 04:08 PM   #32 
  - That Lexus may be one of the reason she's ON food stamps  Warpy   Mar-05-06 04:05 PM   #30 
  - It is infuriating to think that some people feel the poor don't deserve  proud2Blib   Mar-05-06 04:10 PM   #35 
  - Not to mention the fact that  Lydia Leftcoast   Mar-05-06 04:11 PM   #39 
  - I bought a DVD player for $20 a few weeks ago  proud2Blib   Mar-05-06 04:16 PM   #45 
  - Not at all  Mabus   Mar-05-06 04:54 PM   #76 
  - exactly what I was gonna say  hfojvt   Mar-05-06 04:47 PM   #71 
  - Well said  mongo   Mar-05-06 04:26 PM   #51 
  - I was once viciously attacked by such a right-winger type...  Left Is Write   Mar-05-06 06:33 PM   #129 
  - I've seen stories like this before.  Gormy Cuss   Mar-05-06 04:09 PM   #34 
  - I'll try to make a long protracted story short ...  etherealtruth   Mar-05-06 04:10 PM   #36 
  - I know of a similar case, only in that case it was a husband  Lydia Leftcoast   Mar-05-06 04:17 PM   #46 
     - There's a little more similarity to my story than I'd like to admit ...  etherealtruth   Mar-05-06 04:51 PM   #72 
  - The Card ...  RoyGBiv   Mar-05-06 04:13 PM   #41 
  - It is highly unlikely that this was her car  TallahasseeGrannie   Mar-05-06 04:14 PM   #43 
  - Actually, it probably WAS her car (here's MY scenario!!)  MADem   Mar-05-06 04:27 PM   #52 
  - Well, to be fair  hyphenate   Mar-05-06 04:20 PM   #47 
  - Okay, I withdraw some of my judgement...but...  neverevergivein   Mar-05-06 04:35 PM   #62 
     - I don't want to sound nasty ...  etherealtruth   Mar-05-06 05:08 PM   #80 
     - Why?  BlackVelvet04   Mar-05-06 05:11 PM   #88 
     - Dude, or Dudette.....it's NONE OF YOUR BUSINESS  Thtwudbeme   Mar-05-06 05:16 PM   #95 
     - I'd say let it go.  arnheim   Mar-05-06 05:19 PM   #100 
     - Why in the world would you want to go back and talk to the cashier?  proud2Blib   Mar-05-06 06:37 PM   #132 
  - Here are some possibilities you might be missing  SheWhoMustBeObeyed   Mar-05-06 04:21 PM   #48 
  - She probably IS a freeper!!  adigal   Mar-05-06 04:26 PM   #50 
  - We don't even know if that was her Lexus...  movonne   Mar-05-06 04:27 PM   #53 
  - It could be abuse but you never know  undeterred   Mar-05-06 04:29 PM   #54 
  - I'm glad to hear she's traded up from a Cadillac since 1981  Neil Lisst   Mar-05-06 04:31 PM   #56 
  - Hey, it IS 2006!  LostinVA   Mar-05-06 05:16 PM   #96 
     - hence the update from Cadillac to the Lexus!!  Neil Lisst   Mar-05-06 06:38 PM   #134 
  - Seeing something like that, would really piss me off too.  augie38   Mar-05-06 04:31 PM   #57 
  - actually  pookieblue   Mar-05-06 05:40 PM   #104 
  - Can't I be a little facitious?  augie38   Mar-05-06 06:53 PM   #147 
  - Excuse me? Completely false  LostinVA   Mar-05-06 05:48 PM   #107 
     - 'scuse me, but being judgemental is part of being human...thats  augie38   Mar-05-06 07:02 PM   #149 
  - Are you sure it was a food stamp card?  TomClash   Mar-05-06 04:34 PM   #60 
  - I don't understand what her wanting her bags packed has to do with this  qanda   Mar-05-06 04:34 PM   #61 
  - Bingo  DelawareValleyDem   Mar-05-06 05:17 PM   #97 
  - I got an email with this on it once  Horse with no Name   Mar-05-06 04:36 PM   #64 
  - Maybe you should read this thread  wryter2000   Mar-05-06 04:38 PM   #66 
  - What does a food stamp card look like?  countingbluecars   Mar-05-06 04:42 PM   #68 
  - Here is the Texas version  Horse with no Name   Mar-05-06 04:45 PM   #70 
     - Thanks for the info.  countingbluecars   Mar-05-06 04:51 PM   #73 
  - The welfare queen in the Cadillac story 6.1 eh?  NNN0LHI   Mar-05-06 04:42 PM   #69 
  - Quite frankly, it's none of your business why this woman is on food stamps  JanMichael   Mar-05-06 04:54 PM   #75 
  - I would write up an employee who told a customer  LostinVA   Mar-05-06 05:18 PM   #98 
  - Aww, how cute. The freepers have learned to start welfare queen threads.  tjwash   Mar-05-06 05:06 PM   #77 
  - No shit. I just posted in the lounge about this: and to answer the  Thtwudbeme   Mar-05-06 05:09 PM   #82 
     - No kidding!  countingbluecars   Mar-05-06 05:13 PM   #91 
  - People who drive Lexuses and send kids to private schools  LostinVA   Mar-05-06 05:08 PM   #79 
  - Yes - because EVERYONE knows that you can buy a Lexus w/food stamps  arnheim   Mar-05-06 05:09 PM   #81 
  - I'm angry all right, but it's at the maliciously bourgeois assumptions...  newswolf56   Mar-05-06 05:10 PM   #86 
  - You're so wrong!  hippywife   Mar-05-06 06:11 PM   #118 
  - Alot of assumptions  azurnoir   Mar-05-06 07:06 PM   #151 
  - did you follow her home too?  Cocoa   Mar-05-06 05:14 PM   #92 
  - With a pool  LostinVA   Mar-05-06 05:19 PM   #99 
     - no, a hot tub! And a Humvee in the driveway  Thtwudbeme   Mar-05-06 05:25 PM   #101 
        - I'm sure she was black... even if she didn't look it  LostinVA   Mar-05-06 05:37 PM   #103 
  - The only way this story is true is if the woman was buying groceries for  rosebud57   Mar-05-06 05:15 PM   #93 
  - the car was not registered in her name  Hamlette   Mar-05-06 05:15 PM   #94 
  - Thank you for the information  Lone_Star_Dem   Mar-05-06 05:37 PM   #102 
  - She may be abusing the system, BUT  DBoon   Mar-05-06 05:40 PM   #105 
  - If you ever see the woman you owe her an apology  Lone_Star_Dem   Mar-05-06 05:47 PM   #106 
  - I agree. If you want to bust someone for abusing the system, why aren't  Starlight   Mar-05-06 05:55 PM   #111 
     - Because some people think that poor people what's wrong with America  Lone_Star_Dem   Mar-05-06 06:11 PM   #117 
        - Exactly.  Starlight   Mar-05-06 06:16 PM   #120 
  - She may have paid for the car when she was working and  Clark2008   Mar-05-06 05:48 PM   #108 
  - Hey! You found Reagan's welfare queen! Driving Lexus instead of Cadillac  Mayberry Machiavelli   Mar-05-06 05:50 PM   #110 
  - Food stamps are necessary to support our fellow humans  ryan_cats   Mar-05-06 05:56 PM   #112 
  - small potatoes  quantessd   Mar-05-06 06:10 PM   #116 
  - Hmmmmmm, What's that smell?  Southpawkicker   Mar-05-06 06:15 PM   #119 
  - The aroma of "welfare queens in Cadillacs" here.  Cleita   Mar-05-06 06:22 PM   #121 
  - No, you should keep your damn nose to yourself.  Maddy McCall   Mar-05-06 06:24 PM   #122 
  - Darn. He's tombstoned. Anyone notice which state he claimed to be from?  Maddy McCall   Mar-05-06 06:26 PM   #123 
  - State of Total Bullshit?  meganmonkey   Mar-05-06 06:27 PM   #125 
  - Georgia  Lone_Star_Dem   Mar-05-06 06:30 PM   #126 
  - Thanks.  Maddy McCall   Mar-05-06 06:36 PM   #131 
     - Yes, I'm sure your right  Lone_Star_Dem   Mar-05-06 06:47 PM   #142 
  - Atlanta  proud2Blib   Mar-05-06 06:32 PM   #128 
     - I thought it said Atlanta, Georgia  Lone_Star_Dem   Mar-05-06 06:36 PM   #130 
        - No you are right.  proud2Blib   Mar-05-06 06:38 PM   #136 
           - No problem  Lone_Star_Dem   Mar-05-06 06:48 PM   #143 
  - Bullshit. Bullshit, bullshit, bullshit.  Redstone   Mar-05-06 06:27 PM   #124 
  - I say that you're lying  eleny   Mar-05-06 06:32 PM   #127 
  - Wonder if those groceries included Tombstone Pizza?  CatWoman   Mar-05-06 06:41 PM   #139 
     - Whoot!!!  eleny   Mar-05-06 06:45 PM   #141 
     - He'll be eating some of that this very evening!  proud2Blib   Mar-05-06 06:50 PM   #144 
  - what store was that?  BareNakedLiberal   Mar-05-06 06:39 PM   #138 
  - How dare you ask for details!!  proud2Blib   Mar-05-06 06:51 PM   #146 
  - Sorry, I don't believe a word of that story.  karlrschneider   Mar-05-06 06:51 PM   #145 
  - I used to check-out at a grocery right next to the food stamp office  sad_one   Mar-05-06 07:00 PM   #148 
  - Maybe she borrowed her sister's car?  WilliamPitt   Mar-05-06 07:04 PM   #150 
  - I'm locking this thread  proud patriot   Mar-05-06 07:31 PM   #152 
 

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