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OUR TAX DOLLARS AT WORK HELPING THOSE LESS FORTUNATE [Satire]
email | 02/02/2009 | Donn Crissinger

Posted on 03/03/2009 4:33:55 AM PST by IbJensen

Sharon Jasper .

http://www.snopes.com/politics/satire/jasper.asp

Gotta feel sorry for this poor old gal, how can the "system" be so cruel?? Wonder if ACORN got her out to vote .... ??!

WELFARE AIN'T WHAT IT USED TO BE...

Sharon Jasper has been victimized. She has been rabidly wronged.

She has become a Section 8 carcass. The victim of ever changing public housing policies. Sharon Jasper has spent 57 or her 58 years dedicated to one cause and one cause only and has nothing to show for her dedicated servitude. She has lived in Section 8 housing all but 1 of her 58 years.

It was a legacy passed down from her parents who moved into Section 8 housing in 1949 when she was six months old. She has passed the legacy down to her children, but fears they may have to get jobs to pay for the utilities and deposits.

She laments about her one year hiatus from the comfort of her Section 8 nirvana, ' I tried it for a year, you know, working and all. It's not anything I would want to go through again, or wish on anyone in my family, but I am damn proud of that year.'

Sharon was moved out of her St. Bernard housing project after hurricane Katrina and into newly renovated, albeit substandard quarters. As can be noted from the above photo of her new Section 8 home, it is repugnant and not suitable for someone of Sharon Jasper's seniority status in the system. 'Don't be fooled by them hardwood floors,' says Sharon 'They told me they were putting in scraped wood floors cause it was more expensive and elegant, but I am not a fool-that was just a way to make me take scratched up wood because I am black.

The 60 inch HD TV? It may look nice but it is not plasma. It's not plasma because I'm black. Now they want me to pay a deposit and utilities on this dump.' 'Do you know why?'

She has held her tongue in silence through the years of abuse by the system, but it came to a head at the New Orleans city council meeting where discussions were under way about the tearing down of the St. Bernard projects. When a near riotous exchange between groups opposing the tearing down of St. Bernard and groups wanting the dilapidated buildings torn down and newer ones built, Sharon unleashed verbal hell with her once silenced tongue.

The object of her oratory prowess was an acquiescent poor white boy in attendance. The context of her scathing rebuke was, 'Just because you pay for my house, my car, my big screen and my food, I will not be treated like a slave!' and 'Back up and Shut up! Shut up, white boy! Shut up, white boy!'

Recapping from the mental log of the city council minutes in her head, Sharon repines, 'Our families have been displaced all over the United States. They are being forced to commit crimes in cities they are unfamiliar with. It is a very uncomfortable situation for them. Bring them back, then let's talk about redevelopment.'

Sharon directs the reporter's attention across the street to Duncan Plaza where homeless people are living in tents and states that, 'I might do better out there with one of these tents.' She further lamented her sentiments about her situation,' I might be poor, but I don't have to live poor.

By the way, I looked her up in the FEMA system. Yes, she got the maximum of $26,200.

"When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the republic"

-Benjamin Franklin


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: greatsociety
The 60 inch HD TV? It may look nice but it is not plasma.

This is something about 'looking a gift horse' in the mouth.

1 posted on 03/03/2009 4:33:55 AM PST by IbJensen
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To: IbJensen

Take her and throw her in to the street. That parasite. Or better..Deport her to Cuba.


2 posted on 03/03/2009 4:36:57 AM PST by screaminsunshine (f)
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'Just because you pay for my house, my car, my big screen and my food, I will not be treated like a slave!'

You're not good enough for that - You need to EARN that designation ...

3 posted on 03/03/2009 4:43:09 AM PST by Ken522
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To: IbJensen

I read the original at snopes.com a year ago - it’s indignant-making but at the same time funny because of her ignorance, ie, not knowing what hardwood floors are or vintage wine.

I once made a commnent about a local newspaper article to a friend. The article was talking about hard times and making ends meet yet the photo showed an armful of gold bracelets and rings and a brand new VCR (this was awhile ago!) My friend (who was also black) said “You’ve got to understand. They didn’t go out and buy that VCR at the mall. It’s probably stolen and she probably paid 20 bucks for it. Same for all that gold jewelry, it’s hot. You’ve got to think like ‘them’...they don’t go buy this stuff like you and I do.”


4 posted on 03/03/2009 4:50:58 AM PST by ktscarlett66 (Face it girls....I'm older and I have more insurance....)
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To: Ken522
“Just because you pay for my house, my car, my big screen and my food, I will not be treated like a slave!’”

Just because you are a lazy, ungrateful bitch, I will not work like a slave to pay for your house, your car, your big screen and your food. When Obama gets done destroying all of us working folks, our response to you in the next contrived “Katrina” is going to be - “learn how to swim”.

5 posted on 03/03/2009 4:52:57 AM PST by bitterohiogunclinger (America held hostage - day 126)
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To: IbJensen
She has lived in Section 8 housing all but 1 of her 58 years.

She can thank the Democrats for that and their 50 years of welfare. They'd rather have her in Section 8 housing and dependent on the government than helping her with an education, job skills and self-betterment. Why doesn't the public see this Democrat farce?

6 posted on 03/03/2009 4:57:03 AM PST by From The Deer Stand
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Here’s the link to the original, complete, satirical post.

http://www.jimbyrd.com/welfare-aint-what-it-used-to-be


7 posted on 03/03/2009 4:57:26 AM PST by erkyl (The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in a period of moral crisis, stay neutral)
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I am concerned for Sharon…they (the man) probably didn’t even give her a new car. Probably a ‘98 Cadillac. How’s she supposed to pay for the gas?


8 posted on 03/03/2009 5:02:01 AM PST by IbJensen (In 2008, Americans foolishly used their freedom to vote for “chains” not “change.”)
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Since the stimulus bill repealed the welfare reforms that were enacted in 1996, which put a time limit on welfare benefits and required recipients to work, we can expect to see an increase in the number of “poor” people who make a career of living off government benefits and who think that they are entitled to all of this taxpayer generosity.


9 posted on 03/03/2009 5:03:36 AM PST by steadfastconservative
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To: IbJensen

‘Back up and Shut up! Shut up, white boy! Shut up, white boy!’

Sounds like this human leach was having a bad day.


10 posted on 03/03/2009 5:09:30 AM PST by RU88 (The false messiah can not change water into wine any more than he can get unity from diversity.)
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To: RU88

Yes, the article is satire but the picture is from an actual Times-Picayune (New Orleans’ newspaper) article which was just as infuriating as the satirical story.


11 posted on 03/03/2009 6:12:29 AM PST by MissMelly
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