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Why Work Anyway?

Frank130 Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 6:27 AM
"Why Work Anyway?" -Exactly. More government dependency. It's what Obama wants.
SpaceVegetable Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 7:26 PM
A dependent person is far easier to control than one who stands on his own. That's what Obama and the Democrats want.
JRM57 Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 10:31 AM
Let Obama have it! As I said earlier, when enough people are out of work, hungry and homeless, Mr Obama won't be in office long after that because the people will fight back then. And every politician will be hung from the representatives to the president. Let's go over the fiscal cliff and then America will begin anew, a fresh start like it was in the beginning when our forefathers took control of this country from the British. History repeats itself.

FORWARD!

The problem with America is that the government has no fear of the people. If they feared the people, they wouldn't do the things they're doing. When the people get mad, and the government fears the people, guess what will happen then.... Till then, let them play... FORWARD!
JRM57 Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 10:43 AM
Let me give you a fine example of fear.....

2 million people are slated to lose their unemployment benefits 4 days after Christmas. If that happens, do you suppose there will be the beginnings of a revolution? You betcha and the politicians know that. So to prevent that from happening, they're working hard to push an extension of those benefits to keep those 2 million people content. FOR THE TIME BEING

Why for the time being? Because we can't keep going like this, spending more and more while taking in less and less. Eventually, those 2 million people WILL lose their benefits, and so will millions more people.

And then the revolution will begin anyway. I say - let those people lose their benefits, let the revolution begin NOW.
AKFred1 Wrote: Dec 10, 2012 1:51 PM
The 2 million will just move over to the welfare line or rather sit at home and wait for the check to hit the bank.

I was shocked by something I heard from one of my friend’s sons the other day.  He is a college graduate with a business degree and fortunately has a job.  We were all talking about the fiscal cliff and how it would affect people making over $250K a year.  His reaction to the top rate rising to 39% along with the California State tax increase due to Proposition 30 prompted him to say, “Whew, I think I dodged a bullet! I was up for a promotion with a pay raise but someone else got it. I’m pretty sure my...

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