ScaupHunter wrote:Not surprising at all. We have become a society of welfare wannabes instead of hard working citizens. There are plenty of people looking for a free ride.
Is the problem really with people looking for a free ride or the society that gives it to them?
ScaupHunter wrote:Eventually people get tired of seeing the slugs get a free ride and start working the system to get that same free ride. If you can get the government to pay you the same as you made working, what logic is there in working?
Blasphemy, didn't you hear what our Dear Leader said yesterday?http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/transcript-president-obamas-jan-7-remarks-on-unemployment/2014/01/07/79c65704-77bc-11e3-b1c5-739e63e9c9a7_story.html
Il Duce wrote:I can't name a time where I met an American who would rather have an unemployment check than the pride of having a job.
He definitely needs to get out more.
Better yet is having a job and an unemployment check. I've met a lot of them. If you are working "side" jobs, they don't really count and you don't have to pay taxes or lose your unemployment benefits. Very common around here, particularly among union craftsmen.
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