Mitt Romney was right about one thing. He was secretly taped back in May telling fund-raisers that half the country would support Barack Obama because they depend on the government for all or part of their income. Romney correctly identified America’s burgeoning entitlement culture as a major obstacle to a Republican winning back the White House. ‘There are 47 per cent of the people who will vote for the President no matter what?.?.?.?who believe that they are victims, who believe that government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe they are entitled to healthcare, to food, Link repaired by staff
Comments: Those across the pond say what the cowards will never have the courage to write in our press.
There were many people who receive government payments who are Republicans and voted for Romney. Retirees receive Social Security. People with significant disabilities receive SSI or SSDI. That doesn't necessarily turn these groups into Democrats. It was something Romney shouldn't have said, and it hurt him. It will continue to hurt Republicans if they can't acknowledge that there are some people not currently able to work who support their cause.
What #2 said. Yes, there people getting disability for valid reasons. A friend's husband was severely hurt in a car accident.
However, many mouth breathing, drooling, drunk, bottom feeders come into the adult beverage store where I work and use their unemployment debit cards to buy booze. And I know the cards are unemployment because I had one in my wallet for 2 years while I couldn't find a job.
There are also others who are on welfare and disability.
I do wish people would look past "the money I paid in" and actually understand that the very system they rely on to live (for some short sighted reason) is the very one that started the ball rolling down the hill to oblivion.
#1, nice straw man, hope you had a good time at Obama campaign headquarters the other night. Only a fool, or a liberal(but I repeat myself) think that Conservatives are talking about those programs when we speak of dependency. WIC, TANF, Welfare, Section 8 etc.....
Okay, we got 53% paying the way for the 47%. What happens when the 47% goes to 55%? 60%? 70%? Where is the money going to come from? We CANNOT sustain the "Free" things anymore. In Russia, you don't work, you don't eat! Enough said......
This is the plan for those in favor of Socialism. Get people hooked on entitlements one at a time, it 's a lot easier that way. And then when you have over half of the population hooked it's too late. They will start riots like what we see in Europe. It will happen here, too. We are going to see some tough times ahead. We just need to stay one step ahead of the government and prepare ourselves .
My employment exposes me to a vast number of people who suck the life out of our country with their phoney, government and lawyer enabled fraud with their "bipolar, various mental illnesses, 'bad back' " and on and on that this money mill entitlement provides. The average American has no idea of the extent of this fraud. It is criminal. The majority of them also use the money for drugs & food stamps and hang on til the next check. I'm talking about a large percentage of the people in their 20's! Drop in to any neighborhood Department of Human Services office and you will see and smell the parasites! They are killing the country and this past month they were just bused to polls around the country to make sure the Won will keep the free lunch a comin!!! These are vermin and should be dealt with or the plague will take us all out!
I cannot shake the funk I have been in since yesterday. 4 years of hope that the people in this country would vote for America after Zero's despicable record was known and ideology exposed. Was thinking positive all the way to election day due to comments on talk radio, on blogs, the reality of Zero's policies, the behind our back negotiations and lack of leadership (Benghazi)exposed and still we LOST!
I have no hope. I cannot again invest another 4 years to think positive that the American electorate would GET IT! Obviously the entire mindset of 1/2 the country is not that of the greatest generation, or even mine - Baby Boomers.
I just don't know what would convince people that Obama is a clear and present danger to this country. Maybe the mushroom cloud will get their attention... Truly sad and hopeless for the future of my country.
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