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Forum Post: are they crazy?

Posted 2 years ago on Feb. 17, 2012, 6:58 a.m. EST by flip (7174)
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Finally, Cornell University’s Suzanne Mettler points out that many beneficiaries of government programs seem confused about their own place in the system. She tells us that 44 percent of Social Security recipients, 43 percent of those receiving unemployment benefits, and 40 percent of those on Medicare say that they “have not used a government program.”

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[-] 1 points by epa1nter (4650) from Rutherford, NJ 2 years ago

Also, the States in which the most people voting in favor of eliminating the social safety net live are its biggest recipients. It's so bizarre, no fiction writer would dare include it in a book.

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/12/us/even-critics-of-safety-net-increasingly-depend-on-it.html?pagewanted=all

[-] 1 points by bensdad (8977) 2 years ago

No they are not crazy -
...they are lemmings
They have been told what to think and they do what they are told
Thinking and reasoning is hard work
...they are lemmings
Brack Obama is a muslim
...they are lemmings
"dont touch my medicare!"
...they are lemmings
ronnie desroyed the USSR
...they are lemmings
when you are dead you will be happy
...they are lemmings

[-] 0 points by lollercoaster (38) 2 years ago

Repeating the same thing over and over is a technique hypnotists use.

tl;dr get the f**k out of my head Charles!

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