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T172 Wrote: Jun 28, 2013 6:15 PM
"they CHOSE to do drugs. let them take RESPONSIBIITY for THEIR ACTIONS" This is where you and I differ. How can it be called the greatest country in the world if we let people die in the streets, regardless of the choices they made. What because some girl was molested as a child and turned to drugs she should die alone and in pain? What about a child born with HIV to a poor family? Should they be denied treatment because they can't afford it? The elderly? Healthcare costs would cripple the majority of them if it wasn't for government programs. Now should able bodied people be denied welfare because they can work? Absolutely. Should we actually make sure people are truly disabled before they collect disability checks? 100%. Should foodstamps be used at KFC? Heck to the no. But when it comes to providing medical care for someone, regardless of if they can afford it or not, regardless of the choices they made in life, we need to provide it to them. And you know what? America agrees with me.
Michael Bowler (formerly Michael) Wrote: Jun 28, 2013 6:28 PM
NOPE, can't make everyone responsible for other peoples' bad decisions, period the end forget it...

Personal responsibility...carries responsibilities with it.
Mountain Rose Wrote: Jun 28, 2013 6:48 PM
If alcoholics are never permitted to hit bottom, they will likely continue with their compulsive behavior.

Leftism is institutionalized enabling.


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