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Klukie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-12-10 01:33 PM
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38. Wish i could rec a million times
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  -Corporate welfare costs us 3+ times more than welfare for the poor. Cal33  Oct-11-10 07:02 PM   #0 
  - Well, I could ask an obvious question, but would just be labeled "whiny"  bobbolink   Oct-11-10 07:06 PM   #1 
  - Sure you would, and from many of them. But there are also decent  Cal33   Oct-11-10 07:14 PM   #5 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-11-10 07:17 PM   #6 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-11-10 08:03 PM   #16 
     - Huh?  daleanime   Oct-12-10 01:49 PM   #40 
        - Thanks. I'm not sure what you are replying to.. as you see, I can't say anything without it being  bobbolink   Oct-12-10 06:24 PM   #59 
           - Probably a silly question....  daleanime   Oct-12-10 07:33 PM   #63 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-12-10 04:56 PM   #54 
  - Yes it is known that corporate welfare is 3 times more but the nit wits out there  mrcheerful   Oct-11-10 07:08 PM   #2 
  - So a few of them might be convinced that they have been lied to.  Cal33   Oct-11-10 07:17 PM   #7 
  - We've got to inform them with the truth that many of the super-rich  Cal33   Oct-12-10 06:47 AM   #19 
     - Come on your talking about the people who shop at Wally world believing they are saving money when  mrcheerful   Oct-12-10 09:33 AM   #22 
        - I agree that what you say is true about the vast majority of these  Cal33   Oct-12-10 10:01 AM   #24 
           - See I never run into those type of people everyone I know is either a hard core R or a hard  mrcheerful   Oct-12-10 10:23 AM   #27 
  - ya think?  Pharaoh   Oct-11-10 07:08 PM   #3 
  - I hope. And there's no harm in trying. If we didn't try, we'll never know.  Cal33   Oct-11-10 07:19 PM   #8 
  - How do we get current or more current data?  mediaman007   Oct-11-10 07:08 PM   #4 
  - Just google "Does welfare for the rich cost us more than welfare for the poor?"  Cal33   Oct-11-10 07:36 PM   #11 
  - But the poor don't donate to campaign funds.  liberal N proud   Oct-11-10 07:24 PM   #9 
  - Right there is a reason to get rid of us.  bobbolink   Oct-11-10 08:02 PM   #15 
     - The truth doesn't ...  The Uncola   Oct-12-10 08:58 AM   #21 
  - I wish that site was updated  DJ13   Oct-11-10 07:26 PM   #10 
  - Just read post #11.  Cal33   Oct-11-10 07:40 PM   #12 
     - I agree it would probably be worse  DJ13   Oct-11-10 07:56 PM   #14 
  - Recommend  xchrom   Oct-11-10 07:45 PM   #13 
  - that's nothing compared to military welfare .... nt  msongs   Oct-11-10 08:12 PM   #17 
  - ...not to mention the wars.  L0oniX   Oct-11-10 08:16 PM   #18 
  - k&r  The Uncola   Oct-12-10 08:55 AM   #20 
  - Well, of course....  blindpig   Oct-12-10 09:49 AM   #23 
  - I'm Surprised It's That Small A Multiple  ProfessorGAC   Oct-12-10 10:16 AM   #25 
  - I think you are right, Professor. This cite is an old one, from the  Cal33   Oct-12-10 10:25 AM   #29 
     - Thank you for this discussion.  truedelphi   Oct-12-10 01:16 PM   #33 
        - Thank you!  Cal33   Oct-12-10 02:43 PM   #43 
  - K & R nt  laughingliberal   Oct-12-10 10:22 AM   #26 
  - Kick  xchrom   Oct-12-10 10:24 AM   #28 
  - K & R  Scurrilous   Oct-12-10 11:09 AM   #30 
  - Just "small bidness" assistance.  lonestarnot   Oct-12-10 11:25 AM   #31 
  - Uh, not sure they want the word on this to get out there.  truedelphi   Oct-12-10 01:15 PM   #32 
  - K&R  ck4829   Oct-12-10 01:20 PM   #34 
  - K&R n/t  Panaconda   Oct-12-10 01:21 PM   #35 
  - But, their stooges, the politicians, tell us it's good for us.  Tierra_y_Libertad   Oct-12-10 01:23 PM   #36 
  - If the corporations paid a fraction of the taxes they owed  Brewman_Jax   Oct-12-10 01:28 PM   #37 
  - Wish i could rec a million times  Klukie   Oct-12-10 01:33 PM   #38 
  - You're welcome, and Thank You.  Cal33   Oct-12-10 01:38 PM   #39 
  - They're off by a few orders of magnitude...  liberation   Oct-12-10 02:22 PM   #41 
  - You are right. The info is rather out-dated - from the mid-1990s. We  Cal33   Oct-12-10 02:59 PM   #45 
     - Indeed...  liberation   Oct-12-10 03:43 PM   #48 
  - Corporate welfare is anti-competitive, anti-free market.  tclambert   Oct-12-10 02:29 PM   #42 
  - You Mean That They Say One Thing And Do Another?!?!?  ProfessorGAC   Oct-12-10 02:46 PM   #44 
  - There has never been a 'free market'  liberation   Oct-12-10 03:47 PM   #49 
  - The Republicans won't be influenced by this.  Lasher   Oct-12-10 03:30 PM   #46 
  - I'd be surprised if it was only three times as much.  Greyhound   Oct-12-10 03:37 PM   #47 
  - The information I obtained is dated, stemming from the mid-1990s.  Cal33   Oct-12-10 10:08 PM   #67 
     - Digging up that information is not easy for professionals with the resources to  Greyhound   Oct-13-10 12:43 AM   #69 
        - Many thanks, anyway.  Cal33   Oct-13-10 12:11 PM   #71 
  - I was "informed"  drmeow   Oct-12-10 04:18 PM   #50 
  - and yet, when Robert Reich in the first term of  bbgrunt   Oct-12-10 04:50 PM   #51 
  - I don't remember the event. I suppose Clinton could have been  Cal33   Oct-13-10 06:59 AM   #70 
  - K&R!  GreenTea   Oct-12-10 04:51 PM   #52 
  - Corporations like Exxon making Billions in PROFIT & still receive government subsidies (WELFARE)  GreenTea   Oct-12-10 04:53 PM   #53 
  - These guys are sickos. They can't help themselves, but they can  Cal33   Oct-12-10 08:13 PM   #64 
  - Yet Republicans have no problem with it  treestar   Oct-12-10 04:56 PM   #55 
  - It's not strange at all when you consider that a high percentage of  Cal33   Oct-12-10 06:53 PM   #60 
  - thanks for this info! nt  RepublicanElephant   Oct-12-10 05:14 PM   #56 
  - You're welcome. And thank you.  Cal33   Oct-12-10 08:20 PM   #65 
  - They know, and they don't care.  Naturyl   Oct-12-10 05:16 PM   #57 
  - They can't help being the way they are. One of the ways in dealing with them is to have  Cal33   Oct-12-10 07:27 PM   #62 
  - It can't be personified for the same emotional impact, though.  Sparkly   Oct-12-10 05:26 PM   #58 
  - Psychopaths don't respond to kindness, they only take advantage  Cal33   Oct-12-10 09:20 PM   #66 
  - rec  handmade34   Oct-12-10 06:54 PM   #61 
  - What you say is true, but the corporatists don't want the economy  Cal33   Oct-13-10 09:39 PM   #73 
  - Our costs for the welfare safety net have always been miniscule... and probably less now!  defendandprotect   Oct-12-10 10:44 PM   #68 
     - Well, in 1996 welfare for the poor amounted to $51.7 billion, and  Cal33   Oct-13-10 06:16 PM   #72 
        - Corporate welfare comes in many shades.  mmonk   Oct-13-10 09:45 PM   #74 
 

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