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Old 17 December 2018, 01:59 AM
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Originally Posted by crocoduck_hunter View Post
The entire reason that societal solutions like Social Security, Medicare, and similar programs exist is because people lived through times when things were bad enough that Individuals of Good Will were no where close to adequate and decided to put a system in place so people wouldn't be forced to rely on the fickle whims of charity.
Poor people tend to be surrounded by poor communities. But I’m sure all that money we’ve given to the rich will trickledown any day and there’s no reason to force them to actually contribute to the society they take so much from.

Another Martin Luther King, Jr. quote: we too often have socialism for the rich and rugged, free market capitalism for the poor.
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