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Old 08-26-2019, 11:00 AM
 
Location: Texas
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Except your links don't refute what I've posted.


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See above.
Why? Because you said so? lol

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The S in SNAP stands for "supplemental".
You're the only saying it is and it's dishonest to say so.

It is used to fill in the gaps. Not to partially fill in the gap. Why don't you explain to everyone here why increasing the amount of food stamps isn't the way to go and creating more government in order to give away free lunches which takes responsibility away from parents is the thing to do.

Go ahead, I'll be waiting.

"Look here, look, look", isn't a response.
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Old 08-26-2019, 11:04 AM
 
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Then when it is known that a parent is not feeding their kids properly one should place a call to the authorities and have them removed from those homes then and put in foster card. It's child abuse and they are just being enabled by all all of these bleeding heart handouts at the taxpayer's expense.
You need to read up on the sexual abuse of kids in the care of the Great state of Texas. I'm referring to plain ol common foster care, not illegals or asylum seekers. What the CPS services has allowed is an ongoing scandal.

As a foster parent when we were younger, IMO, birth control should be put in the drinking water of all people who are not married. or not high school graduates.

We had one baby whose fully grown mother abandoned him with a babysitter. She was pregnant with her 5th. child by the 5th father. She just didn't want the baby we had because she didn't like the father. But she would not sign the papers for that blonde haired blue eyed boy to be adopted. She would see him for 15 minutes at a time a couple times a year. The state of Missouri could not declare him abandoned. The state should have tied her tubes.

If you are old enough to multiply you should be able to add.
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Old 08-26-2019, 04:44 PM
 
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Then people need to be taught responsible breeding or penalized for not doing so. There should be a limit on the number of their kids we taxpayers have to support. What we are doing is not working but just enabling irresponsible adults to breed like there is no tomorrow because they know the taxpayer will have to care for their broods.
How dare those hungry children exist!

What do you propose to do about the ones that are already here? Let them starve because they lost the parent lottery? I guess if you win it, you think you deserve it.

I can't fathom punishing children for the sins of their parents. But I think that's biblical, if I recall correctly. Seven generations, right?

Sorry for the tone, but I work with these hungry children, so I know for a fact that they exist.

Last edited by lhpartridge; 08-26-2019 at 04:49 PM.. Reason: eta: third and fourth generation, my mistake
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Old 08-26-2019, 04:56 PM
 
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Example #389563384 of why government schools should be abolished.
Judging by alot of things ive seen posted here, not a good idea. Some folks here seem like they stopped going after 4th grade..
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Old 08-26-2019, 05:08 PM
 
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I live in an area impacted pretty hard by Hurricane Harvey two years ago.

Our school district has once again received federal grant money to continue providing free breakfast and free lunches.

Now, I can kind of understand allowing families to apply for and receive such assistance (kind of) who have lost practically everything; however, just like last year, ALL students receive free breakfast and free lunch regardless if you had any losses or not.

When people, and schools, are offered stuff for free, it's hard to blame them for taking it. My problem is with the federal government continuing to take tax money from people in places like Arizona or Maine and using it to provide free food for two years to my kids. We CHOSE to move to a place where hurricanes are pretty much guaranteed, so it's my belief that since we CHOSE to take that risk people in other places shouldn't be on the hook for my CHOICE to take that risk.

Obviously, this isn't something that is going to be unique. I'd bet good money the federal government gives away billions upon billions of dollar via such programs.

BTW, no, my kids are not eating the free lunches, we pack lunches for them each day.
If you canít feed them, donít breed them.
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Old 08-26-2019, 05:27 PM
 
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Why are hard working taxpayers being punished with higher taxes to cover these parent's incompetence? Isn't it enough that they get food stamps to feed their families along with SNAP, etc. Why enable the parents to remain negligent?

Our government does the same thing with illegal aliens by allowing their kids to attend our schools and other incentives to come here illegally. The Democrats in congress are encouraging the lazy to remain so with their socialistic agendas also. Stop enabling them!
+1.

I got hit up yesterday by a young adult offering "his grandmother's stamps" in exchange for cash at the grocery store. The whole system is screwed.
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Old 08-26-2019, 06:17 PM
 
Location: Denver, CO
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Judging by alot of things ive seen posted here, not a good idea. Some folks here seem like they stopped going after 4th grade..
You have it backwards.

The reason why 99% of posters of C-D are morons is because they went to government schools.
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Old 08-27-2019, 02:47 PM
 
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And you'd be wrong. I guess you assume everyone else is a liar because you did it?

If my kid forgot their lunch, I did a thing called "parenting" and brought it to school but mostly I made sure they brought it in the am. Another parenting trick.


And you committed fraud to get your kids a free lunch.???? LOL. Seriously? You couldn't swing a few dollars? So you purposely let your kid eat a FREE "nasty lunch"? WOW.
Yes on the bold. The nasty lunch is their punishment for forgetting the pack or take the lunch lol (usually they pack it and forget it in the fridge).

I'm not a helicopter, babying, save-the-day all the time sort of parent like you may be based on the above and don't bring my kids anything they forget. It's about teaching them to be responsible for themselves (a better parenting trick than "saving" them all the time).

ETA: And it is common for parents to commit fraud on the forms lol. The schools don't check the forms. You give people a way to take advantage of you with no consequences (like if they forget their lunch - you bring it to them every time they forget) then they will continue to take advantage of you. It's human nature.

That's probably why I get a lot of compliments on how "independent" they are - especially my teen. We don't do all that nansy-pansy hand holding parents like to do today who have grown kids living off of them. I work all day and am not going to go out of my way to take my kid a lunch when I have s**t to do at work.

And I can afford the lunch, I'm just not going to pay for it. I own multiple properties in my area and pay a boatload of taxes that support our schools so if my kid needs a lunch or breakfast (cause I don't make them breakfast either after a certain age) then I don't feel any negative kind of way for my kid eating a $1 bagged, disgusting meal. Usually when that happens, they remember to take their lunch for another month or two before they forget again.
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Old 08-27-2019, 03:08 PM
 
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Judging by alot of things ive seen posted here, not a good idea. Some folks here seem like they stopped going after 4th grade..


But they didnt, they are graduates of the governments education system. Glowing endorsement for it, eh?
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Old 08-27-2019, 03:19 PM
 
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But they didnt, they are graduates of the governments education system. Glowing endorsement for it, eh?
So 2+2=4 is a government conspiracy? Gravity isn’t real and the Mars revolves around Pluto?

For real though, I criticized many aspects of the Government. I was in high school. Like the war in Iraq. In fact, my dad was military and he’d get mad when Id tell him we should not be over-there.

He eventually admitted it was a mistake to invade Iraq(he was a corpsman).

Tou can take the education and run with it and form your own thoughts.

I even had teachers who criticized the news and government. Especially one that had a couple of students who ended up going to Iraq. She told the class how resentful she was about it towards the president as she felt we should not be there.
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