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Old 07-15-2014, 05:58 PM
 
Location: Duluth, Minnesota, USA
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Many here criticize most social welfare as creating "leeches" dependent on government aid. Commonly cited as a concrete example are food stamps. The archetypical recipient of food stamps, the "welfare queen" with five kids in tow buying Doritos chips, Hershey bars, Land O'Lakes packaged dinners, and Monster energy drinks (plus Coke for the kids) is ingrained in American society. Yet few would dare to voice such criticism when she swipes her food card and the teller hands her a receipt saying the purchase was authorized.

Have you ever saw somebody using an EBT card and voiced criticism to the party using the card? Have you ever snarled your nose in derision of the user? Have you ever heard or seen somebody do the same?
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Old 07-15-2014, 06:01 PM
 
Location: Montreal, Quebec
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No. We don't have such a thing as food stamps.
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Old 07-15-2014, 06:01 PM
 
Location: The D-M-V area
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No.
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Old 07-15-2014, 06:01 PM
 
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Many here criticize most social welfare as creating "leeches" dependent on government aid. Commonly cited as a concrete example are food stamps. The archetypical recipient of food stamps, the "welfare queen" with five kids in tow buying Doritos chips, Hershey bars, Land O'Lakes packaged dinners, and Monster energy drinks (plus Coke for the kids) is ingrained in American society. Yet few would dare to voice such criticism when she swipes her food card and the teller hands her a receipt saying the purchase was authorized.

Have you ever saw somebody using an EBT card and voiced criticism to the party using the card? Have you ever snarled your nose in derision of the user? Have you ever heard or seen somebody do the same?
I once advised them they needed to turn it over for the magnetic strip to read. Does that count?

Why would someone, its not their business as they do not know ANYTHING about whats going on, it could be someone getting it for foster kids.
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Old 07-15-2014, 06:02 PM
 
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Never have, never would.
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Old 07-15-2014, 06:05 PM
 
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Of course. Leeches should be reminded that they are parasites draining this nation dry even if their lazy non working buttocks don't give a dam.
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Old 07-15-2014, 06:05 PM
 
Location: Oklahoma
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I always say "I hope you enjoy the food my right wing friends have bought you."

All MY tax money goes to the bloated defense department budget.
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Old 07-15-2014, 06:06 PM
 
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I always say "I hope you enjoy the food my right wing friends have bought you."

All MY tax money goes to the bloated defense department budget.
lol, bloated non working buttocks.
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Old 07-15-2014, 06:07 PM
 
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I always say "I hope you enjoy the food my right wing friends have bought you."

All MY tax money goes to the bloated defense department budget.
Bwahahhaa! OK that was funny.

Soooo.....Do you tell soldiers "I hope you enjoy the money you stole from me with threat of violence?" LOL.
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Old 07-15-2014, 06:10 PM
 
Location: Arizona
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Of course. Leeches should be reminded that they are parasites draining this nation dry even if their lazy non working buttocks don't give a dam.
Most food stamp leaches who drive Cadillac Escalades full of lobster, with 6 kids, weigh about 320lbs and carry a brick in their purse just for that moment when someone behind them takes offense at their EBT card. I suggest you confront the next one you see. It's your first amendment right to call them a leech while putting your peaches on the conveyor.
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