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    . . .care about this.  It is for my sister who is on SSA disability.  She has been sick since she was a little kid and it is the kind of illness you can't see and I didn't know about.  She has been homeless, in jail, in a nursing home and finally got some help in her twenties.  The drugs help her and she is a good soul who depends on the absolute pittance of SSA.  And calling it a pittance is a wild exaggeration.  I can send her a dollar or two know, but I never could through most of my career.  I sent her some money to have dinner on me recently.  You know what she did? She went to McDonalds a couple of times with her friends so that they could enjoy a meal out too.  GD it, people like her deserve to be protected and helped.

    Money ain't free speech and it won't buy you love.

    by waztec on Sun Apr 14, 2013 at 04:19:05 PM PDT

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