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Bad Parents, Poor Kids

A.30 Wrote: Jan 26, 2013 7:24 AM
But when the government gived me stuff, why should I worry. We have to end most of the government programs and most people will find other ways to live and maybe our children will stop having children.
Seawolf Wrote: Jan 26, 2013 8:12 AM
Yup.. welfare is extortion paid to keep cities from burning....50 years after it was started what's changed? Are people smarter because of all these programs? Are they better off and working at better jobs? Just the ones who got hired into gov't jobs re-distributing the money stolen from the rest of us. The rest get to lie around, do drugs and replicate until the next election.

Am I the only one who thinks it is immoral to bring children into the world if you don't have the means to support them? I must be one of the few. I rarely see anyone else make the point. Before anyone objects, let me concede up front that a lot of things in life are unpredictable. Women become pregnant despite their best efforts to avoid it. Women can lose their husbands from accidents, war and even homicide. Few of us have a tenured job. Few of us are safe from the economic reversal that would attend the loss of a...