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My Brother's Gunkeeper

Ranchman Wrote: Jan 19, 2013 5:08 AM
Who will take care of the poor? In a word (or two), they will. It's called incentive. This is the problem in America today, the government plays on our sympathies,using guilt to create an ever bigger government. By "taking care" of the poor over many generations, we have enabled them to stay on the welfare roles. They need counseling and possibly training, but not 3 or 4 generations of food stamps, free money & housing, etc. They need to become productive, for their own good and ours. Does this mean we should not help out our fellow man when they legitimately need help for a time? Don't even try to go there, it's a typical tactic of the Left; "The Right doesn't care about (insert favorite cause here). More guilt, more insults. Get over it.
IddiKlu Wrote: Jan 19, 2013 10:29 AM
Helping the poor was always much better and efficient, when done by private people to their neighbors. Whenever government stepped in it became a catastrophe. The inefficiency of public servants ALWAYS screws things up. Present condition is the perfect proof of that.

Mr. President, you and I disagree about almost everything. 

Over the past four years, I’ve utilized both the written and spoken word through radio broadcasts, columns, emails, and lectures in order to point out what I consider to be the tragic path that our country is currently traveling down, an ill-advised course that you have chosen and fully embrace. 

In some instances our differences of opinion are very minor, but in most cases the differences are extremely significant. 

Where there were positions you took that I agreed with (and that...