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Brooks: Showing Concern For “the Poor” Should be Conservatives’ Top Priority

rauljg69 Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 5:20 PM
We care about the poor. If they just worked hard and stop being lazy moochers. Those SOBs are takers..but don't say we dont care about them. GOP
Dyadd Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 5:32 PM
Stop paying wages to the able idle and poverty will evaporate. Just take care of them.

Good food, like the Michelle Obama diet, safe shelter, job training to meet existing labor shortages - oh, and a little organized Tai Chi every morning. IOW, a progressive liberal maybe even communist approach.

Earl29 Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 5:27 PM
Is your point that it is better if the poor don't work, raul?
RVN70USMC Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 5:25 PM
You are a typical leftist azzhat, pal. There are the truly poor that need help and then there are the freeloaders, moochers, career welfare queens and other assorted parasites (who vote democrat) on society that REFUSE to work. Those are the people that can eat dirt.
Petrus64 Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 5:23 PM
Do you understand the concept of "Learned Helplessness"?

It's a way of enslaving people by destroying their purpose and self worth with enslavement of entitlements and welfare...

"We just wrapped up the N-gg-r vote for the next 200 years."
~LBJ on the Great Society.
Ronald Reagan Fan Wrote: Mar 04, 2013 5:23 PM
The poor are poor because of God hating racists like you.

So much time and money and digital ink has been spent in recent months trying to figure out “what went wrong” during the last election cycle. But perhaps the answer is simpler than we realize: Writing in the Wall Street Journal on Monday, AEI president Arthur C. Brooks argued that conservatives are failing to discuss an issue every voter in America cares deeply about -- namely, how to empower and improve the lives of poor people:

[T]here is only one statistic needed to explain the outcome of the 2012 presidential election. An April YouGov.com poll—which mirrored every other poll...