Originally Posted by Cave Johnson
a) Which do you think has a more deleterious impact on the poor, the lottery or usury?
b) Why isn't this particular state senator proposing lending reform too?
Seriously, I don't care what people do with a little bit of money and I think we have more shit to worry about in this country...
I seriously don't want welfare gone because no matter how sorry parents are, I would never want the guilt of a single kid going hungry... If we have to feed a bunch of leeches to get to the people who need it then so be it...
I am blessed and I have it good and I sometimes lose focus and realize others didn't have the opportunity I did or they weren't educated enough in common sense (thats not a slam) to realize what makes people poor... The people who abuse put the bad taste in my mouth and make me like I am but the last thing I ever want to see is a hungry person..
I am the one people call a dumbass for giving the bum at the intersection 5 bucks hoping he gets something to eat but knowing in my heart I just paid for his booze....
Oh well, I tried