Forums - Politics Discussion - Is socialism endan^gered in The United States?

http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/2013/09/19/house-to-vote-on-cutting-40-billion-in-food-stamps

(Pretty Sure the USA Today Newspaper said 60 billion)

Over the last 15-20 years socialism in America has taken a huge hit. In 1996, Bill Clinton signed the PRWORA into law. Basically forcing the poor in America to find 2 or more jobs to make ends meat, or live with their parents. They have five years of excrutiating Department of Human services critiscm before they are totally cut off for live. But that program was for government issued free money.

Now the government is trying to cut Food stamps. Which makes little sense to me since the tax money generated from this and the jobs it creates kind of out weighs the bad of giving away all of our tax money to this program. To me, it seems like the rich and politicians are trying to make it illegal or impossible to be poor in America. Either that or cause our country to collapse. The poor can only serve the rich in this country if we are allowed to at least live. But when we die from exposure or malnutrition, then who will they have to be janitors or cashiers, or babysitters, etc?

Thankfully there is still the W.I.C program. W.I.C stands for Woman, infants and children. They get monthly checks for the basics. Milk, eggs, vegetables. Of course to get this you need to allow them to scrutinize how you are raising your children and force you to basically raise them as they want or they will report you.

But maybe this is all a good thing. Will give the government more of our tax money to waste on other worthless programs. Maybe now the Defense budget does not need to be cut and we can continue spying on China! We all know that the tax money saved from cropping these programs will just be wasted in another way. Or another President will come along like Bush jr. did and find a way to burn through any surplus we may have ever had.

What do you all think? Should the government cut this program, should we give up on Socialism in America?



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LOL you must be crazy because US is a democrat infested country.

fatslob-:O said:
LOL you must be crazy because US is a democrat infested country.


The link does not lie. Does it? I guess only if it links to Neogaf or Fox news.



spurgeonryan said:
fatslob-:O said:
LOL you must be crazy because US is a democrat infested country.


The link does not lie. Does it? I guess only if it links to Neogaf or Fox news.


I'm not sure about you but what they are doing seems to be smart. Somebody has to fight against the vicious democrats even though I hate republicans too.



fatslob-:O said:
spurgeonryan said:
fatslob-:O said:
LOL you must be crazy because US is a democrat infested country.


The link does not lie. Does it? I guess only if it links to Neogaf or Fox news.


I'm not sure about you but what they are doing seems to be smart. Somebody has to fight against the vicious democrats even though I hate republicans too.

I do not care about party fighting...or party rocking :P...But I do think this program is the least of our countries worries. Creates tons of jobs, plus all the taxes that comes from it probably makes the program not that bad for us. Plus it is nice to allow people to eat food. I am sure they could tweek the program some to ban some foods so that obesity goes down in our country, but other than that, just leave it.



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Just no. Less free money will convince people to do something with their life. Not to mention...if these programs are being cut, why are more people sucking money out of them now than ever.

Money can't buy happiness. Just video games, which make me happy.

spurgeonryan said:
fatslob-:O said:
spurgeonryan said:
fatslob-:O said:
LOL you must be crazy because US is a democrat infested country.


The link does not lie. Does it? I guess only if it links to Neogaf or Fox news.


I'm not sure about you but what they are doing seems to be smart. Somebody has to fight against the vicious democrats even though I hate republicans too.

I do not care about party fighting...or party rocking :P...But I do think this program is the least of our countries worries. Creates tons of jobs, plus all the taxes that comes from it probably makes the program not that bad for us. Plus it is nice to allow people to eat food. I am sure they could tweek the program some to ban some foods so that obesity goes down in our country, but other than that, just leave it.

You have to realize that the US is broke. This ain't the 1950's america where the american dream was easily achieveable this is a recession where cutting costs is the best idea in this case.



Believe it or not, with or without that program Socialism exists in the United States in many forms. In fact, we have become more Socialist, not less.



Baalzamon said:
Just no. Less free money will convince people to do something with their life. Not to mention...if these programs are being cut, why are more people sucking money out of them now than ever.

That is why socialism never succeeds in becoming the bigger country.



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MDMAlliance said:
Believe it or not, with or without that program Socialism exists in the United States in many forms. In fact, we have become more Socialist, not less.

Finally something we agree on I think.