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Thursday, December 9, 2010

Put Me In Charge of Food Stamps

From a friend:

> Letter to the Editor
> Waco Tribune-Herald
> Put me in charge ...
> Put me in charge of food stamps. I’d get rid of Lone Star cards;
> no cash for Ding Dongs or Ho Ho’s, just money for 50-pound bags
> of rice and beans, blocks of cheese and all the powdered milk you
> can haul away. If you want steak and frozen pizza, then get a job.
> Put me in charge of Medicaid. The first thing I’d do is to get women
> Norplant birth control implants or tubal ligations. Then, we’ll test
> recipients for drugs, alcohol, and nicotine and document all tattoos
> and piercings. If you want to reproduce or use drugs, alcohol, smoke
> or get tats and piercings, then get a job.
> Put me in charge of government housing. Ever live in a military barracks?
> You will maintain our property in a clean and good state of repair.
> Your “home” will be subject to inspections anytime and possessions will be
> inventoried. If you want a plasma TV or Xbox 360, then get a job and
> your own place. In addition, you will either present a check stub from a
> job each week or you will report to a “government” job. It may be
> cleaning the roadways of trash, painting and repairing public housing,
> whatever we find for you. We will sell your 22 inch rims and low profile tires
> and your blasting stereo and speakers and put that money toward the
> “common good.”
> Before you write that I’ve violated someone’s rights, realize that all of the
> above is voluntary. If you want our money, accept our rules. Before you
> say that this would be “demeaning” and ruin their “self esteem,” consider
> that it wasn’t that long ago that taking someone else’s money for doing
> absolutely nothing was demeaning and lowered self esteem.

If we are expected to pay for other people’s mistakes we should at least
attempt to make them learn from their bad choices. The current system
rewards them for continuing to make bad choices.

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About DD for Liberty

We render unto Caesar, but we write Caesar's laws.
We should write and uphold laws that go no further than protecting your God given right to life, liberty and property, the pursuit of happiness.
I am a wife and mother that wants the best for her family. The best as I see it is for Government to get out of the way.
God is our protector and has equipped us with all the faculties and means necessary for a productive and free life and I need no man to tell my family what is best for them.
I am a Patriot and Libertarian.
I am a fan of the greatest Peacemaker Jesus.
Taxation is theft.
If you seek security over liberty you deserve neither.
My favorite quote:

“If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animating contest of freedom, — go from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen!”~Samuel Adams

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