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Does Obama Hate the Poor?

SdAufKla Wrote: Feb 18, 2013 12:16 PM
No, Obama doesn't "hate" the poor any more than a farmer "hates" his livestock. To the prog-libs, like Obama, the poor exist to be exploited and used. Raised and breed to provide them votes, but beyond that, just so many dumb animals. Of course, to the progressive, all humans are simply animals which is why they believe that "scientific" methods of social control can be used to "perfect" the species. The problem is that they only believe this for the unwashed masses. The prog-libs, themselves and their progeny, are the enlightened and beneficent rulers and leaders who are above the laws and sacrifices they would impose on all of us ignorant rubes who just want the government to leave us and the fruits of our labors alone.
loadstar Wrote: Feb 18, 2013 1:32 PM
Whoo, that is indeed a pretty cogent argument!

Remember the pigs explaining in Animal Farm that they were in charge as "first among equals"
DCM in FL Wrote: Feb 18, 2013 12:37 PM
Well said. Possibly without realizing it, you have just explained why the modern Democrat party is very similar to the Nazi party.

Of course President Obama does not hate poor people, nor does the most avid tea partier. Few (if any) policies are intended to harm the poor; in fact, most policies are intended help the poor. Unfortunately, good intentions do not always equal good results; such is the case with minimum wage.

Obama claims simply raising the federal minimum wage to $9 per hour “could mean the difference between groceries or the food bank, rent or eviction, scraping by or finally getting ahead.”

It’s not that simple, though.

“In the real world, setting a floor under the price of labor creates...