Liberals have created their perfect Utopia.

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  1. theorangebluewinagain

    theorangebluewinagain Guest Premium Member

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    Study from Cato Institute points out why work when the government will take care of you. Liberals are succeeding in creating a society of worthless human beings. Congratulations Obama your liberal agenda is working just the way you envisioned it. Unfortunately all great societies fall.

    http://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/why-get-welfare
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    Don't imagine it cost much to do this research. Common sense. If it is more profitable "not to work" than work....guess what. Human beings like a stream of water...always seek the course of least resistance.
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    If you guys are going to advocate this article, does this mean that the right has to stop calling the left lazy?

  4. theorangebluewinagain

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    The article clearly suggests that you are lazy if you read it in context, what it does say is that you are not as dumb as we conservatives think you are because you are happy to let us work for you.
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    The lazy left are "sneaky smart". The libbie elites are used by the "sneaky smart" lazy left. Both sides send the bill to the rest of us.
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    Study from Cato Institute points out why work when the government will take care of you. Liberals are succeeding in creating a society of worthless human beings. Congratulations Obama your liberal agenda is working just the way you envisioned it. Unfortunately all great societies fall.

    http://www.cato.org/publications/commentary/why-get-welfare
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    win again- I am not a prezBO fan in anyway but this situation was created long before he became prez-he was just smart enough to know how to use what was already out there
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    I don't think that the article was talking about me specifically, or even anything about right vs. left, but one clear argument from the article is that welfare recipients are making rational calculations.
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    Didn't we have welfare under Republicans also...

    Ike had Medicare and so did Reagan. Nixon had it and Teddy supported helping even before it.

    Yet now it is only democrats who get in car wrecks and end up in wheelchairs needing support from a system they paid into.
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    Liberals have a guilty conscience?
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  12. GatorRade

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    I don't follow.
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    They are making short term rational calculations with long term terrible consequences. The article needs to take the argument one step further.
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    yeah, I'm trying to remember all those times that Republicans have cut back on those programs. ....
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    here is con view of utopia.
    Of course, the view of Utopia by ultralibs would be same pic but of a mule instead of an elephant

    bottom line, try pulling your head out of your spin. Spinning in there will give you a turd swirly

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    and the libertarian view of utopia is more of a person with his head up a snake or hedgehog butt. Or even their own butt. Or perhaps libertarians on this board fall into the following pic

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    Indeed this is implied. Actually, my opinion is that the battle between short-term and long-term interests is one of the reasons for the large fights between free and regulated markets. Cheeseburgers, smoking, BPA, investment banking, etc. all have this attribute.
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    Just because there is no evidence, doesn't make it not true.
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    Ok, but if it is true, that completely invalidates the analysis in the OP.
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    The OP makes the obvious conclusion, but their answer is they should consider strengthening welfare work requirements.

    Where are these wonderful jobs?
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    I'm cool with this


    however, I will not stop saying that the left preys upon and seeks to manipulate the worst and most vulnerable aspects of human nature.

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