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IrateCitizen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-29-03 03:04 PM
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18. They're committing an abuse of power, plain and simple.
The relationship that they have with the welfare recipients, whether they realize it or not, is a relationship of POWER. They are the ones that have the power, and the recipients are, therefore, dependent on them.

While I would still have a problem with proselytizing on the government dime in an EQUAL relationship -- in this instance it is completely inexcusable. The welfare recipients are obviously concerned that if they say no, the group will no longer help them.

It IS inexcusable on their part -- and the scariest thing is probably that they are unable to fathom such a concept.
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