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  •  Who lives in a "nanny state?" Do you? (1+ / 0-)
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    shaharazade

    I do not.

    "extreme concentration of income is incompatible with real democracy.... the truth is that the whole nature of our society is at stake." Paul Krugman

    by Gorette on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 09:13:49 AM PDT

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    •  What else do you call it when the government (2+ / 0-)
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      shaharazade, kyril

      micromanages what you can or cannot buy with the $$s they so generously give low income persons?

      •  I don't feel they do that. Maybe I'm wrong, (1+ / 0-)
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        FloridaSNMOM

        but don't do it with Food Stamps, which I get-- never asked for cash benefits. It is not, however, so generous imho. Do you speak from experience?

        "extreme concentration of income is incompatible with real democracy.... the truth is that the whole nature of our society is at stake." Paul Krugman

        by Gorette on Tue Jul 17, 2012 at 10:48:09 AM PDT

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