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    Less Government In Our Lives?

    I thought the Grand O' Party always advocated for less government in our lives.

    Think again...

    https://finance.yahoo.com/news/trump...133500122.html

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    If we (taxpayers) are going to give them food, then let's give them healthy food and create some jobs while doing it. After seeing the abuse of the cards, I love this idea. If you don't like being told what to eat, then get a fricking job and pay for your own groceries.

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    The democrats don't care about deficits. The republicans only care about deficits when they are out of power.

    Nothing will be cut, ever. The MOST we can ever hope for is to the slow the growth of certain programs, and even that seems unlikely.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sherb View Post
    The democrats don't care about deficits. The republicans only care about deficits when they are out of power.
    Ain't that the truth. You know, if the democrats decide to come up with a message, this could be it... maybe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sherb View Post
    The democrats don't care about deficits. The republicans only care about deficits when they are out of power.

    Nothing will be cut, ever. The MOST we can ever hope for is to the slow the growth of certain programs, and even that seems unlikely.
    Which is why I'll take every freaking penny I can get back from them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CO Native View Post
    After seeing the abuse of the cards, I love this idea. If you don't like being told what to eat, then get a fricking job and pay for your own groceries.
    Probably shouldn't let them vote either. Oh wait, you guys are already working that issue.

    Did the items mentioned in the article sound healthy? Juice? As Sherb is fond of saying, all of the bad stuff from fruit with none of the good. Pasta? Carbs are not the best thing for you. Remember government cheese? I do (actually that was some pretty damned tasty cheese).

    What about people with medically driven dietary restrictions? Religious dietary restrictions?

    I guess the good news is that this plan will never get any traction.

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    The biggest beneficiaries of this program are children not adults.

    I don't think this is a move in the right direction.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NZ Indicator View Post
    The biggest beneficiaries of this program are children not adults.

    I don't think this is a move in the right direction.

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    **** the lazy little bastards, right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CO Native View Post
    If we (taxpayers) are going to give them food, then let's give them healthy food and create some jobs while doing it. After seeing the abuse of the cards, I love this idea. If you don't like being told what to eat, then get a fricking job and pay for your own groceries.
    Most people on SNAP have jobs. Some are in the military.
    'I've spoken of the Shining City all my political life. …In my mind it was a tall, proud city built on rocks stronger than oceans, windswept, God-blessed, and teeming with people of all kinds living in harmony and peace; a city with free ports that hummed with commerce and creativity. And if there had to be city walls, the walls had doors and the doors were open to anyone with the will and the heart to get here. That's how I saw it, and see it still.'" Ronald Reagan

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    Quote Originally Posted by sherb View Post
    The democrats don't care about deficits. The republicans only care about deficits when they are out of power.

    Nothing will be cut, ever. The MOST we can ever hope for is to the slow the growth of certain programs, and even that seems unlikely.
    One of those programs is purchasing military hardware that even the military says they do not need.
    'I've spoken of the Shining City all my political life. …In my mind it was a tall, proud city built on rocks stronger than oceans, windswept, God-blessed, and teeming with people of all kinds living in harmony and peace; a city with free ports that hummed with commerce and creativity. And if there had to be city walls, the walls had doors and the doors were open to anyone with the will and the heart to get here. That's how I saw it, and see it still.'" Ronald Reagan

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