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Subject: Re: Rules never apply to the elites, do they? Date: 4/3/2013 3:55 PM
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<I'm sure those 50 million in 'poverty' are delighted to know that money is being spent 'so well'.>


Well, those who comprise that group and also voted ended up voting in very large numbers for Obama. So any offense they may take has to be tempered with the knowledge that it is their guy doing the taking.

Romney may not have been very smart to spell out a number publicly like he did regarding the 47%. Yet he was dead nuts on as the saying goes. They may very well know deep down that a day of reckoning is coming. However, when the choice is between one guy who pledges to tighten the belt and the other guy who says we don't have a debt problem, voting for your narrow interests becomes a simple choice. When given a choice between some needed medicine or a bright shiny object, most people opt to forego the medicine as long as possible.

I like watching the Adam Carolla segments on O'Reilly's program. Carolla grew up with a mother who was on welfare and had no desire to get off of it. When the 8 year old Adam asked his mom why she didn't get a job so they could have a car to get around in, her answer was that doing that would mean the end of her monthly welfare payments. I give Carolla a lot of credit for being able to overcome the massive amount of dysfunction that was found in his family. He is very blunt and direct in how he views the entitlement culture. Sometimes he gets attacked for being politically incorrect, which only goes to prove how right he is and how solid his points are to begin with.


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