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Called section 8 housing
What point is that? There are a lot of different viewpoints bouncing around this thread.
So why not argue for increased minimum wage, or even a living wage? I agree that there's potential to the idea of supplementing low-income jobs - but that's what food stamps end up doing now for a significant portion of the population receiving public aid.
Which proves your a-ok with someone passing up a job to sit at home. That's exactly why we will never see eye to eye on this. I take that job and get nowhere, he declined the job and makes more than I do. That's what you support and define as "people of diverse background needing assistance" yet you correct me for calling them "needies". Awesome.
Again I'm talking about a select group of peolle who have assistance and whether you admit it or not the people who fall in the category mentioned above is likely much larger than you'll ever admit. The money they're getting could go to people who need it more which is all I was ever for to begin with.
"Nobody makes me bleed my own blood, nobody!"
Actually it's kind of funny. Not that you could tell from my posts but I don't really have a problem with food stamps as dumb ad that sounds. I dont have a problem feeding people, but i dont think we need ti house them ans reward them for doing nothing. In the scheme of things there are much bigger issues with " freebies". That's kind of what I was trying to point out.
That you're a bad lawyer who drives 2000 Honda and wants free hand outs.
This guys gets it.
Increase minimum wage + kick in the ass + database showing you're applying for positions = the best route for everyone.
Higher wage means no excuses, assistance is still available for those healthy and looking for work but haven't gotten hired. Agreed?
If loans aren't accessable, people have numerous options. Internships, apprenticeships, you can work for free to gain experience. There also tons of other options for free training courses that are government sponsored.
"Ask the government
If the former boss won't pick up the tuition tab, try Uncle Sam, says Eleni Papadakis, executive director of the Workforce Training and Education Coordinating Board in Olympia, Wash. Through the Department of Labor's regional One-Stop Career Centers, the unemployed can find information on available jobs as well as free classes on basic academic skills, job preparation and computer training.
"One-Stop Career Centers also have information on funding for local dislocated workers," Papadakis says. "The economic stimulus bill injected almost twice as much money in training and education for dislocated workers, so there is funding if someone needs new skills to find work.
Papadakis adds that while the federal government provides free help to all job seekers, recent legislation focuses on two specific groups of dislocated workers -- victims of global competition and those of mass layoffs at nongovernmental facilities, where 50 to 499 full-time workers simultaneously lose their jobs.
According to the Department of Labor's Web site, the Trade Adjustment Assistance program provides workers in such industries as manufacturing, farming and production who lose their jobs to overseas competition up to 104 weeks of paid occupational training, remedial education or literacy training, as well as weekly cash payments for up to one year after their unemployment benefits run out. Victims of a mass layoff in industries that don't qualify for program funding may be able to score free retraining workshops, college courses or professional development classes through the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act.
Workers in either program may use their funds to update current skills or prepare for an entirely new career. Information on both programs as well as federal and state-funded retraining programs aimed at military veterans, minorities, women and underemployed workers is available at One-Stop Career Centers.
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I'm not sure what you're referring to when you say I'm "stepping around the issue"? Do you even know what my point is, because I have no idea what yours is?
Haha you beat me to it.
I have no idea what's going on in this thread anymore.
All hail the TBB.
Economics 101 says increasing the minimum wage INCREASES unemployment.
Congratulations your policy just put the US back into recession.
These issues aren't black and white, and the solutions aren't that simple.
I honestly wonder what would happen if you typed more than 7 word sentences.
Does the Earth get sucked into a black hole are something?
Somehow USMCAG is the key to the universe.
Thats a valid point.
But again the annual $75 billion spent on Foodstamps, and the annual $30 billion spent on Section 8 housing didn't create our Annual $1 trillion deficits.
However I guess they are at least a small part of that equation.
Better paying jobs = worse America
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Creating and maintaining a population group dependent on govt help ensures the
Left votes come election time. Why else wouldn't you change the system.
I do wonder what the future of this country will be like as more and more jobs go virtual (I work from home because our agency can do just as much work without wasting money on office space) and more and more jobs get replaced by technology.
You're damn right it could.
You didn't really read up on Mittens and Paul Ryan did you? Are you also aware of the number of Supreme Court seats that could be opening over the next 6 years?
Do a little more research on the candidates the republican party seems hell bent on continuing to nominate and you'll understand why even moderates are scared of their government.
As for guns, not one reasonable person is hoping to "get the guns" or completely disarm Americans and if you paid any attention to the hearing the other day you would know that. Don't compare apples to oranges.
The point he was making is it is simple to throw a "survey" in one direction or another by asking vague questions.
Never happen. It's like the gun talk now or taking away welfare. They are all hot topics each side spends time on to get thier side riled up. I wish bith sides would spend more time on things that could actually change
There are a great many things which are now legal that at one point or another were not legal, do you really want to go down that path?
Go look at what was happening PRIOR to Roe v. Wade. While you're doing that, remember you have been complaining about supporting people who cannot support themselves fully. Who do you think will be picking up a percentage of the tab if right wing nutjobs get their way on this issue.
And since you're content to tell me what I my do with my own body, please know I will expect the same out of you.
He's saying abortion was illegal prior to R v. W.
I wish both sides would research what's happening regarding these issues.
Making access more and more difficult is the current strategy across the country, don't tell me it couldn't happen when we are seeing states inch closer and closer toward making it almost impossible.
How that translates into an agreement is lost with me.
We have been inching closer to people living on the moon too. Im guessing they happen about the same time. It's a good rally starter or battle cry but the probability of it happening is 0%
Sorry, I care more about my body, my choices, and my rights than to shrug anything off with, "ehe, that will never happen." This goes for a multitude of issues, not just my right to choose.
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