Skip to comments.Democrats Support the Poor More than Republicans
Posted on 10/02/2012 9:20:32 PM PDT by econjack
In a debate with a friend who intends to vote for Obozo, I asked her: "Why?" Her answer: "Because Democrats support the poor and Republicans only support the rich and business." My response: "Given that Democrats controlled the Senate in all years but 9 since 1950 and the House for all but 7 years, do you really think they want to end poverty or control the poor through handouts?" She said: "They want to end it." My response: "A report out last summer showed that there is more poverty now than ever before, in both absolute and relative numbers, and that Democrats have controlled things for almost 60 years, don't you think maybe it's time for a different approach?" No response, so I asked: "As for business, doesn't a rising tide lift all boats? How many poor people have given you a job?"
She walked away...
and who has been attending these $30,000 a plate fundraisers for Obama? The poor?
Where did the trillion dollar stimulus go?
Who is funneling money into “green” corporations??
No, Democrats enslave the poor by giving them free stuff and promising them a future of free stuff, no work required. Republicans support getting the poor to support themselves by working.
You just can’t fix stupid.
As the reverend Ike used to say, the best thing you can do for the poor is not become one of them. Right now, the country is on the Obama conveyor belt to poverty and few are wise enough to see it.
I don’t intend to watch or listen to the debate (!) simply because I cannot stand to watch or listen to that POS. Romney is not smart enough to go after those he has to get and to shore up his base...no, he will try to convince the black vote to go for him which has about as much chance of happening as one winning the power ball lotto twice in a row.
I feel your pain. My otherwise intelligent sister says with upmost confidence “Republicans only care about rich people”. She has the whole narrative down pat. You’d think critical thinking skills would kick in but the rats make excuses that she buys into.
Liberals don’t care about or want to know facts.
Exactly. I heard that “lady” in Cleveland yesterday on the radio bragging about her “free Obama phone”. WTF? Since when should a cell phone be part of the support for the poor? What line of warped logic came up with that one and where was the GOP when that piece of crap slid onto the books?
It all depends on your definition of “help”. You can give a man a fish the way the Democrats do or you can teach a man to fish the way the Republicans do. If you give a man a fish, he will become dependent upon you, if you teach him to fish, he will become independent and never have to count upon you coming by all the time to feed him. As old as that is, it is more important today than it has ever been. Besides, it drives the communists crazy.
The statistics are wonderful when you take Obama’s speech about how it will take him more than 4 years to correct what was done wrong over “decades” — considering how many of those decades were controlled by democrats.
Democrats don’t care if everyone is in a soup line as long as they get to serve it.
Some people can be bought on the cheap.
You planted some seeds. Don't crowd her too much and maybe they will sprout.
I always wonder what is this thing called “support” or “are for the poor”? What does it mean? In what way or ways? What’s the meat behind the statement?
If it’s redistribution, where does the money come from? I know, from rich people, and not only do they have enough, they don’t need any more, they don’t even need as much as they already have.
But the neurons to make this connection, sadly, are absent.
they support helping the poor....with other people’s money
The so-called Lifeline program was passed in 1984, during the Reagan administration. It subsidized the installation of a landline in poor households in order to give them access to 911.
In 2007, the Democrat Congress voted to include cell phones in the program. President Bush signed the bill.
In both cases, a Democrat Congress -- but a Republican president.
Liberals refuse to think for themselves
‘Who is funneling money into green corporations??’
Not only that, don’t forget TARP and the endless rounds of “quantitative easing”. 0bama is blatantly in the pocket of Wall Street - it’s a joke that he’s going after Romney as a “one percenter”.
I hope Romney is a big improvement once elected, we’ll see...
Sure they do. It’s just that Republicans support the poor with their own money, not everyone else’s.
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