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Learning How to Work For a Living

January 19, 2014

Americans should have known half a century ago that then-President Lyndon Johnson’s “War on Poverty” wasn’t going to work....

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TrollSlayer

Jan-24-14 3:35 PM

And the Demorat Party’s only hope for resurrection? Failed Secrebarely of State Hillary “Butcher of Benghazi” Clinton. Whose only memorable moment was minimizing the TERRORIST MURDER of her own Ambassador and three of HER State Department staff members with a clueless shrug and a pathetic “What difference, at this point, does it make?” And that's just the cherry on top of the Clinton-corruption sundae. Whitewater, Travelgate, cattle futuregate,... Sniper-Fire Hillary will be shrugging and wincing for a lot of uncomfortable campaign questions. LOL

Extinction? Take a selfie, Demorats, and put it away for the paleontologists of the future to study. You’re dinosaurs. LOL

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TrollSlayer

Jan-24-14 3:32 PM

Tough year for the Progressive Demorat Party. A RECORD 48 MILLION Americans now surviving on Food Stamps, and 20 MILLION Americans STILL jobless, after 5 YEARS of their clueless economic policies. Their chooming leader Barry Obamboozler’s ratings at record lows, just like the approval ratings of their failed signature Obamascam health insurance tax law, which is now going down like the Titanic. Pajama-Boy failed to convince any of the critical 18-26 age citizens to sign up. And why should they? The Progressives already spent us $17 TRILLION into debt, and piled that unfathomable debt onto those poor young Americans. And now Progressives want America’s youth to pay for their health care, too?

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BushCrimeFamily

Jan-23-14 10:10 PM

Tough week for the GOP. Their two rising stars, Christie and McDonnell, are going down in flames. Americans realize the Republicans do not represent them. The GOP moves one day closer to extinction.

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daWraith

Jan-22-14 1:28 PM

AAAAAAH! but I get paid 6 figures to live on a computer 24-7!!

While you a-holes are babbling Shiite for free . . .

Until the NR starts CHARGING to post on their blog, in which case, all of the PARASITE LIBERALS will be OUT OF HERE!!!!

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Thebudman

Jan-22-14 1:26 PM

Interesting article:

Is 2014 the year YOUR job will be taken by a robot? 'Jobocalpyse' set to strike as droids are trained to flip burgers, pour drinks - and even look after our childrenScientists predict a 'jobocalypse' as robots take over manual jobs A huge 70% of occupations could become automated over next 30 years

Drivers, teachers, babysitters and nurses could be replaced by robots Could mean the end of the eight-hour, five-day working week

Read more: ***********dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2542113/Will-robot-jobocalypse-make-YOU-obsolete-2014-year-droid-takes-job-say-experts.html#ixzz2r9Ys3nmG Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

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rover1958

Jan-22-14 11:22 AM

Caltransplant - "I live on a computer 24-7”

BINGO! BINGO! BINGO!

Prize winner for today’s , “Trampling out the grapes of duhWRAITH!’

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oldmansvan

Jan-22-14 9:31 AM

The war on poverty was a lot more successful and cost a lot less than the war on drugs.

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caltransplant

Jan-21-14 8:17 PM

"I live on a computer 24-7"? Meth must be good. Just as I suspected, except it has nothing to do with earning a living. Oh, I get it, the GOP pays you to read, cut and paste and post on this rag's website. They're trying to turn WV into a red state. LOL!

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promo61

Jan-21-14 5:27 PM

Proof below that one should never engage is a battle of wits with an unarmed person.

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daWraith

Jan-21-14 4:04 PM

My whiteys far exceed your minimal epicurean sustenance requirements, ephemeralReputation .

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daWraith

Jan-21-14 4:01 PM

SmokingJoker, I live on a Computer 24-7. There ARE people that use technology to make a living you know, rather than poster Sheet on yokel blogs.

Kind of like a reverse NSA. NSA likes to watch, I like to relieve myself on heelbilly websites.

AAAAAAAH! That feels better.

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RockEReputation

Jan-21-14 1:39 PM

"85 people OWN half of the world because the other half is busy running oinking about crap they know nothing about"

Some goofball perceptions are to reality as dysentery is to the brown moments in the decrying's whitey tighties.

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daWraith

Jan-21-14 1:03 PM

Croaking Joker, no 85 people OWN half of the world because the other half is busy running oinking about crap they know nothing about while the rich just rake it in.

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daWraith

Jan-21-14 11:51 AM

Yeah Raver and we have seen your Jack&&& President's policies in action for 5 years and frankly they are just excrement.

The Rich have gotten vastly richer and the middle class have gotten POORER.

TRICKLE DOWN POVERTY doesn't work very well and you awipes DON'T HAVE A CLUE how to turn it around.

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rover1958

Jan-21-14 11:04 AM

Yeah Mikey....we've heard your philosophy before:

"albeit mach frei"

Since you cannot use spell check or know correct grammar, you may have to look up that term. hint: an adage on the gates of many German Nazi death camps.

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promo61

Jan-21-14 10:40 AM

No Guarantee you get a high paying job just because you went to college. Opportunities abound for anyone motivated enough to pursue them. Food and retail jobs aren't necessarily meant to support families, although some do when they advance into management. Work ethic is at an all-time low. Ask any employer in any industry. Snarky liberal posters abound!

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daWraith

Jan-21-14 9:55 AM

The following are facts about persons defined as “poor” by the Census Bureau as taken from various government reports:

? 80 percent of poor households have air conditioning. In 1970, only 36 percent of the entire U.S. population enjoyed air conditioning.

? 92 percent of poor households have a microwave.

? Nearly three-fourths have a car or truck, and 31 percent have two or more cars or trucks.

? Nearly two-thirds have cable or satellite TV.

? Two-thirds have at least one DVD player, and 70 percent have a VCR.

? Half have a personal computer, and one in seven have two or more computers.

? More than half of poor families with children have a video game system, such as an Xbox or PlayStation.

? 43 percent have Internet access.

? One-third have a wide-screen plasma or LCD TV.

? One-fourth have a digital video recorder system, such as a TiVo.

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daWraith

Jan-21-14 9:49 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four out of 5 U.S. adults struggle with joblessness, near poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives, a sign of deteriorating economic security and an elusive American dream.

Survey data exclusive to The Associated Press points to an increasingly globalized U.S. economy, the widening gap between rich and poor and loss of good-paying manufacturing jobs as reasons for the trend.

The findings come as President Barack Obama tries to renew his administration's emphasis on the economy, saying in recent speeches that his highest priority is to "rebuild ladders of opportunity" and reverse income inequality.

Hardship is particularly on the rise among whites, based on several measures. Pessimism among that racial group about their families' economic futures has climbed to the highest point since at least 1987. In the most recent AP-GfK poll, 63 percent of whites called the economy "poor."

Hope and CHANGE???

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daWraith

Jan-21-14 9:46 AM

Cities in the USA with the highest poverty Oddly enough, they are primarily DEMOCRAT strongholds!!

Top Ten Metropolitan Cities with High Poverty Rate

1. Detroit, MI 33.6%

2. El Paso, TX 28.8%

3. Miami, FL 28.3%

4. Newark, NJ 28.1%

5. Atlanta, GA 27.8%

6. Long Beach, CA 26.4%

7. Milwaukee, WI 26.0%

8. Buffalo, NY 25.9%

9. Philadelphia, PA 24.9%

10. Memphis, TN 24.6%

Hows that HOPE and CHANGE workin' for ya????

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daWraith

Jan-21-14 9:44 AM

You dillweeds forget that Bill Gates has GIVEN AWAY more money to charity than any man in the history of the world.

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daWraith

Jan-21-14 9:42 AM

CroakingJoker, you pizzant parasite, I'll put my social resume against your big mouth ANY DAY.

Merely WHINING about the problems does NOTHING to SOLVE it, jerko.

Those who can DO, those can't OINK like an idiot farm animal in a Smallville rag.

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mikeyd

Jan-21-14 9:05 AM

the poor[that don't have to pay for anything] are doing a lot better than the working poor[that are paying for everything with nothing left].any government program is a rip-off of the taxpayers.drug[including alcohol] test the welfare people along with the rest of us.this government is too stupid to teach anybody anything.we know this.the trainer has to be smarter than the trainee.we are doomed.

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daWraith

Jan-21-14 7:42 AM

SO, whining little parasites, if an amount = to the entire GDP of the USA cannot solve poverty, HOW MUCH THEN???

_____________________________?????

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daWraith

Jan-21-14 7:41 AM

cont'd

"“We are talking about a government benefit,” said Wood. “And therefore, in my mind, we can restrict how that benefit is utilized.” “Boomtown 2” also discussed how companies that administer Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) cards profit when the welfare rolls swell. Since 2004, for example, JP Morgan, which donated $808,799 to Barack Obama in 2008, has made at least $560,492,596 running EBT programs for 18 states. Despite the $15 trillion U.S. taxpayers have spent since the war on poverty’s inception, poverty in America is largely unchanged. This week, figures from the U.S. Census Bureau revealed that nearly 50 million Americans live below the federal poverty line. "

So $15 TRILLION on poverty bought MASSIVELY MORE POVERTY and made CRONY CAPITALISTS RICH!!!

FAIL!

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daWraith

Jan-21-14 7:39 AM

by WYNTON HALL 5 Apr 2013

Since President Lyndon Baines Johnson declared “war on poverty,” U.S. taxpayers have spent $15 trillion on so-called anti-poverty programs—a figure slightly less than the national debt.

In 1969, just 2.8 million Americans received food stamps. Today, over 47 million Americans are on food stamps. The Fox News special explained that one contributing factor to the massive expansion of the food stamp program is the crony capitalism that has cropped up around the anti-poverty program.

Soda makers, for example, bag an estimated $4 billion a year in taxpayer money through the food stamp program. Efforts to kill the so-called “soda subsidy” have been met with fierce resistance and lobbying by the soda industry.

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