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We Are at a Turning Point

hogula Wrote: Jul 12, 2012 8:58 AM
This is why only taxpayers should be allowed to vote. As the ape himself said about the non working, "they have no skin in the game"
Corbett_ Wrote: Jul 12, 2012 11:47 AM
I think voting should be banished. Let's pick our congresscritters at random. The same with the members of the electoral college. We could not possibly do worse and would probably do a whole lot better.
Seawolf Wrote: Jul 12, 2012 9:31 AM
I've often said...re-register evryone in the nation with a BC or naturalization papers...issue photo ID's and then bounce the voter rolls off the welfare rolls...anyone on the dole has to sit that election out until they are anteing up again....Think of it as a poker game, no-one gets to play without an ante.
Carol171 Wrote: Jul 12, 2012 10:03 AM
Carol171 Wrote: Jul 12, 2012 10:03 AM
Bob115 Wrote: Jul 12, 2012 1:11 PM
I would modify that to say anyone on welfare for more that a prescribed period of time. I have no qualms helping out someone who has a family to feed and was let go, but is out looking for a job. I have a HUGE problem with people who's lifestyle it is to live on welfare. And by the way, do you want to fix welfare? Aggressively hunt down and prosecute those who defraud it. Oh, and be prepared to fight the race war that will inevitably ensue, inflamed by today's media.

Presently in America, nearly half of all households receive either a salary or substantial benefits from the government. Presently in America, nearly half of all adults pay no federal income taxes. Presently in America, the half that pay no income taxes receive the bulk of their income courtesy of the government, but ultimately from the half that do. This money is extracted involuntarily from the paying half by a permanent bureaucracy that extracts and gives away more each year no matter who is running the government. The recipients of these transfer payments rely upon them for subsistence, so they have a...