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View Poll Results: Citizen welfare or corporate welfare
Citizen 12 100.00%
Corporate 0 0%
Voters: 12. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 11-09-2011, 08:05 PM
 
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Corporate welfare example: $100 billion dollar bailouts for Fannie and Freddie which they are still using to this day to pay for multi-million dollar bonuses


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citizen welfare: unemployment benefit help for someone that lost his/her job after the economy tanked.
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Old 11-09-2011, 08:10 PM
 
Location: Pa
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Well define welfare..
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Old 11-09-2011, 08:13 PM
 
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I voted citizen. But in truth that is not the answer either. The right answer would be to provide more jobs. Not sure if it would help, been pondering in my mind, where this country bans imports of all kinds. Even if it is an American corporation that just happens to get it build outside of this country. That may bring back some jobs. Just not 100% sure if that would even work.
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Old 11-09-2011, 08:17 PM
 
Location: Clermont Fl
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C. None of the above
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Old 11-09-2011, 08:30 PM
 
Location: Pa
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How about international welfare?
UN
Foreign aid
Disaster relief
How about welfare to our elected reps
Free healthcare
Lease cars
mac flights etc.
How about state welfare
Walking parks
Bridge to no where
expensive tunnels
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Old 11-09-2011, 08:46 PM
 
Location: Near a river
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They are both the same, a handout is a handout. It is all part of the same dysfunctional system.
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Old 11-09-2011, 08:50 PM
 
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Originally Posted by tinman01 View Post
How about international welfare?
UN
Foreign aid
Disaster relief
How about welfare to our elected reps
Free healthcare
Lease cars
mac flights etc.
How about state welfare
Walking parks
Bridge to no where
expensive tunnels
Public welfare is needed, there are clear cases of waste and unproductive projects, but overall it is a benefit for people and the economy. Corporate welfare benefits those companies who are politically connected.
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