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Democrats Support the Poor More than Republicans
10/3/2012 | econjack

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...


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Interesting way to come at it...


51 posted on 10/03/2012 11:49:40 AM PDT by econjack (Some people are as dumb as soup.)
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