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What Do Low Income Americans Pay For?

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limitgov Posted: Wed, Sep 7 2011 11:56 AM

I just got some papers to pass out to my low income students.  Its comcast internet for 9.95/month (no rate increases, or fees) plus, a computer if you want for $149.

So, low income people get:

- Free housing - Section 8 (usually nice apartments here in Houston with garages)

- Free Utilities - paid for depding on your income level

- Free Food - Lone Star Card

- Free Medical - Medicaid

- Free Kids lunches - during summer (up to 18 yr olds at schools)

- Free Automotive Repair - they were talking about places that are section 8 automotive shops, which I didn't know existed

- Free Breast Pumps - the top of the line ones too, my wife was telling me they are having a problem with them selling the pumps on ebay or craigslist

- Super Low Cost Internet - 9.99/month for cable internet.

I'm being serious here.  After all this is paid for, what do they have to pay for?

 

 

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Sieben replied on Wed, Sep 7 2011 12:00 PM

Beer.

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Rims.

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I forgot to add one:

- Free Daycare - at schools up to 2 yrs old.

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Nielsio replied on Wed, Sep 7 2011 2:12 PM

I've heard that shops will give you money for food stamps.

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Why don't you speak to a few of your students, get to know them and find out. Or are "they" so frightfully uncouthe and unwashed that keeping your distance is preferred?

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Um, it's rude? Though I suppose living on the expense of others is rude too...

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Clayton replied on Thu, Sep 8 2011 8:42 PM

Don't go too hard on the poor. They really don't have enough influence to bear the blame for society's ills. It is the corrupt and sociopathic Elites and the apathetic and immoral middle class who bear the vast majority of the blame. Here's a little chart I drew up to summarize my ideas on the matter:


 

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Don't forget, along with free housing comes all the free bullets to the brain and free rape in the projects. The amenities exist, sure, but the government(I'm speaking from what I see in NYC)- is terrible in providing any kind of a good environment. Its no paradise- those points should be made. 

 

 

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