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BlackVelvet04 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Aug-08-07 06:35 PM
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152. Check this statement out........
Part of the reason that I am so certain that the wheels will soon come off this country is women's suffrage. None of the socialist schemes of the left in the 20th century would have passed without it. None of the issues that face the West will be solved politically as long as security-conscious women have the right to vote. The source of the pressing issues we face is, in large part, women's suffrage. Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid, welfare, abortion and the resultant lack of American population increases--all of the things that are bankrupting the country would not be an issue if women of both sexes didn't vote for them.

Excuse me????? Let's look at where the federal tax dollars go:

Total Outlays (Federal Funds): $2,387 billion
MILITARY: 51% and $1,228 billion
NON-MILITARY: 49% and $1,159 billion

Yes, 51% to the military. Now is that really because women are security-conscious? Isn't it for the most part men screaming for more military to protect us from the evils of terrorists (and in the past communists).

And speaking of welfare, here are some 1995 figures of social welfare spending vs. corporate welfare spending:

Spending for corporate welfare programs outweighs
spending for low-income programs by more than
three to one: $167 billion to $51.7 billion
(source: Aid for Dependent Corporations, from the
Corporate Welfare Project and How Much Do We Spend
on Welfare?, from the Center on Budget and
Policy Priorities, FY 95 figures).

Is it really women who generally support the corporate welfare that could much more honestly be said to be bankrupting the country than social welfare.
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