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You haven't seen Detroit? It's a city chock full of people who have their hands out 100% of the time.

We were arguing immigrants and if their kids should get food stamps.

It does not sound like the majority of the recipeients of Detroit are immigrants.

I agree that long term benefit recipients are a problem. These people (and business) should be cut off.

If you need food stamps for 10 years, you have a problem. If no one from private charities are able to address these, should we cut them off? I think probably so.

Same goes for little old ladies who own homes that have sky rocketed in price. If you can't afford the taxes, and need an adjustment to your assesment, then you have a problem. You can't afford the house and should sell it to someone who can. Buy a smaller home with taxes that you can afford.

If you can't run your business without a tax subsidie (ie can't afford to pay your fair share, like I do) for over 10 years, then you have a problem and should probably be cut off.

Of course the business are making hundres of millions on those subsidies and only needs to spend tens of millions in elections to insure they keep getting their tax breaks. - maybe there is a solution. If you take advantage of a tax loophole, then you can not donate or otherwise contribute to political speech. We make FL warefare reciepients give up their right to privacy by taking drug tests, why not apply the same logic here?
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