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Crowd Shows Up To Get Assistance With Energy Bills (Lazy people upset in Cincinnati)
WKRC ^ | 31 Aug 2010 | WKRC

Posted on 08/31/2010 10:08:50 AM PDT by TSgt

Time is running out for people in need to get help paying their summer utility bill. Today is the deadline to apply for aid through the county.

Before 10 a.m., the Community Action Agency let 230 people in to apply. Some lined up before the sun came up this morning at the agency's office in Bond Hill. Applicants can get up to $175 to pay their utility bill, an air conditioner or a fan .. or a combination of benefits.

Some in the line were upset that they couldn't get in or were turned away. But, those in charge of the program say they've had more people apply for help in the last two years than in the history of the program.

Rennia Baird told Local 12, "I came here yesterday but I got turned away. I was the last people and they did the cut off so I go here an hour early this morning."

Robin Avant of the Home Energy Assistance Program says "Unfortunately we have a lot of people that wait until the very last day and we can only take so many people."


Since July, more than 4,100 people have received assistance. This program is funded by the State of Ohio.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; US: Ohio
KEYWORDS: hardtimes; lazy; parasites; welfare
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Hey, it's hard being lazy.

1 posted on 08/31/2010 10:08:58 AM PDT by TSgt
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To: TSgt

They’re not “lazy”, they’re “The Leisure Class”.


2 posted on 08/31/2010 10:11:35 AM PDT by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: TSgt
The sad thing is, they actually believe they've left the plantation.
3 posted on 08/31/2010 10:11:53 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("The only stable state is one in which all men are equal before the law." -- Aristotle)
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To: TSgt

A line for getting an air condition for FREE?
Where’s it at?
Sounds better than clipping coupons/sarc


4 posted on 08/31/2010 10:11:53 AM PDT by libertarian27 (Ingsoc: Department of Life, Department of Liberty, Department of Happiness)
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I don’t have all day to stand in a f****** line. I have to work. Shouldn’t these people have to too?


5 posted on 08/31/2010 10:12:10 AM PDT by library user
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To: TSgt

Has the media reported that this is an “overwhelmingly black crowd”?


6 posted on 08/31/2010 10:14:09 AM PDT by Retired Greyhound
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To: Owl_Eagle

They are shameless tax freeloaders. At least they can thank the productive members of society for this largesse. They should also thank the Chinese worker for subsidizing their habits.


7 posted on 08/31/2010 10:14:16 AM PDT by businessprofessor
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Gee, it sort of looks like a Glen Beck Tea Party rally. Only in reverse.


8 posted on 08/31/2010 10:14:44 AM PDT by Blennos
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Disgusting. Anyone who stands in a line like this, accepts welfare or food stamps should not be allowed to vote.


9 posted on 08/31/2010 10:15:32 AM PDT by pgkdan (When the same man...holds the sword and the purse, there is an end of liberty: George Mason)
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ROGULSKI:Why are you here ?

Woman: To get some money

ROGULSKI: What kind of Money ?

Woman: OBAMA MONEY! $$$$$

ROGULSKI: Where’s it comin; from ?

Woman: Obama!

ROGULSKI: And where did Obama get it from ?

WOMAN: I don’t know, his stash. I don’t know. I don’t know where he got it from, but he’s givin’ it to us. And we love him. That’s why we voted for him. O-ba-ma. O-ba-ma.


10 posted on 08/31/2010 10:18:16 AM PDT by Retired Greyhound
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To: pgkdan

If only they put this kind of effort into actually getting a job.


11 posted on 08/31/2010 10:19:10 AM PDT by dfwgator
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Here’s the funny part.

YOU DON’T HAVE TO STAND IN LINE!

You can apply for the program online via a free computer with free internet access at your local free air conditioned library!

These idiots can’t even do that for themselves!


12 posted on 08/31/2010 10:19:15 AM PDT by TSgt (And the war came.)
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Summer heating assistance?! First we have to pay to keep these deadbeats warm in winter and now cool in the summer too?!


13 posted on 08/31/2010 10:19:15 AM PDT by pnh102 (Regarding liberalism, always attribute to malice what you think can be explained by stupidity. - Me)
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To: TSgt

Living in Cincinnati and having received a few energy bills from Duke Energy, I wish I could line up as well.


14 posted on 08/31/2010 10:19:29 AM PDT by carton253 (Ask me about The Stainless Banner - a free e-zine dedicated to the armies of the Confederacy.)
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I wonder if the media noticed this was a ‘predominantly black’ gathering


15 posted on 08/31/2010 10:20:03 AM PDT by Mr. K (Physically unable to proofreed (<---oops! see?))
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Regardless of whether these are “lazy people” or the growing number of truly needy, this is a result of the Obama Utopian society.
16 posted on 08/31/2010 10:20:17 AM PDT by Rational Thought
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This program is funded by the State of Ohio.

No! This program if funded by taxes. Nothing is free and the taxpayers are screwed again.

17 posted on 08/31/2010 10:20:37 AM PDT by Logical me
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It may not be fashionable to say but at our church, we have people calling every day looking for help with either food or utility bills, we have only one black family in our town that I know of and they haven’t called yet.

It’s not just a black thing, people of all races are hurting in Obama’s economy.


18 posted on 08/31/2010 10:22:05 AM PDT by Graybeard58 (Nobody reads tag lines.)
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To: TSgt

wow, what a diverse looking group of people.


19 posted on 08/31/2010 10:22:10 AM PDT by martinidon
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To: Owl_Eagle

Free mortgage, free gas and now free air conditioning!!! Praise Obama!!!!!


20 posted on 08/31/2010 10:24:26 AM PDT by Opinionated Blowhard
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