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Comment Re:Hah! (Score 2) 455

If removing tax penalties for getting married and making the drug laws sane and effective is "Nanny State", I do not think you understand "Nanny State".
Not sure why you think I feel a deep seated need to fall in with the Republican party?
Do you think that every person that values family and responsibility is a Republican? Do you think that all Republicans hold these ideals to be truth?
Would be nice, That though is simply not true. The Republican party is closer to the Democratic party than you would like to think.

Comment Re:Amazon is awesome for knockoffs! (Score 1) 342

Fuck the masses over to save the one.
I get it. I do. It sucks to think that life might be hard for some people. You want to help.
You can not do it, "At any cost" though.
If 50 mothers and their children have tougher lives, but we reduce killings in Chicago by 85% and poverty by 70% ....
Evil, I know. Look at it another way. In order to make life easier for 50 single mothers you must kill 1500 poor people and increase overall poverty by 50%.
Even more evil.

Comment Re:Hah! (Score 1, Insightful) 455

I have no such fantasy.
I guess if I wanted to I could gain the skills and lose some benefits and live off the grid.
I do not want to though and most people have no such want.
But the TSA does not make you safe. More police on the streets, does not make us safe.
The Patriot act does not make us safe. Safety is an illusion that we are selling our freedoms for.

Minimum wage laws have created no jobs. When people are not taking shitty jobs because the benefits that come from not having a job are better, it causes real issues.

I tell my children this all the time. "When something is wrong in your life. Finding someone other than yourself to be "At Fault" will never benefit you. Always strive to find what you can do differently. This is where you gain power."
It is just truth. If you ever truly can find nothing you can do in your life differently to get better results, you win. You are a powerless victim. No fualt can be assigned to you. Nothing you could ever do to change things.
Feel better?

Comment Re:Amazon is awesome for knockoffs! (Score 1) 342

Really, can you show it?

Sure. None of the text in my post blamed the poor people. You would have to show where it did.

That assumes the worst crimes are in the poor, which is not a given.

Does not really make sense, but I will assume that you are stating that the "Worst " crimes are committed by the rich.
Ok. Sure. Let us just give that to you, because ... Still most of the crime that is destroying lives in poor areas would be solved by reducing poverty.

Ok, prove it, also provide your method of reduction.

There have been many studies done that show that the single biggest predictor of poverty is growing up in a single parent home. Why? Do not know. Do not care. Does not even matter. It just is. So. What now? We fix it. We do things that encourage the rebuilding of the family unit and stop doing things that hurt it. We stop tax punishing people for getting married. Make it easier to raise children in a full family and harder to do it the other way. Single parent households will go down. Children will have 2 parents. Crime reduces and poverty goes down?
What makes you hate that so fucking much?
Also.
Unless you are crazy, poor is not normally a "decision" that people living in poverty make. So ...

People who don't live as you want, it's their fault for being poor.

is just an insane thing to say. I am not hating poor people for deciding to live differently than me. Fuck. I am broke half the fucking time.

What are these policies you allege, and do they really cause such rates, or is it something else that you haven't proven?

Hmm. Well. First lets start with simple things. Like using tax code to punish those who get married.
Then we can reduce payments to people having multiple children they can not pay for themselves. (More controversial)
Edit drug laws to put fewer people in prison and to put the ones we do put in prison in there for a fuck ton of time.

I am sure there are many things that can be done to encourage and foster full families raising their children.
Will it solve all the problems in the world? No.
Tell me though. What exactly do you see as the downside to rebuilding the family unit?

Comment Re:Doing Trump's work for him (Score 4, Insightful) 455

So. If I risk money and invent a thing, and hire people to make it and pay them an agreed upon wage and after some years I get rich ...
I am now a slave owner that has earned nothing?
There is a reason that loser fucks continue to be loser fucks.
It is because there is no way to convince them that they have any power over their own lives.
They are scared that if they concede that they have power over their lives that they will suddenly be responsible for their own happiness.
They are not happy and get their only "Joy" from blaming others.

Comment Re:Doing Trump's work for him (Score 3, Insightful) 455

So if you have to pay for the things you need and want, you are a slave.
The path to freedom, according to you is for those that have earned a lot of money to give up the money they worked for so that you can be "Free".
In other words. The "Slaves" should pay for the freemen to be free?



WTF?

Comment Re:Amazon is awesome for knockoffs! (Score 1) 342

That was not what was done.
The facts are if you want to reduce crime, you reduce poverty.
If you want to reduce poverty, the single biggest thing you can do is to reduce single motherhood.

There is no blame put on the people. If you really want to assign blame instead of getting to solution, you could look at changing policies that result in higher single motherhood rates.

Comment Re:Amazon is awesome for knockoffs! (Score 1) 342

No one said "It's because blacks are genetically predisposed to be lazy" or even "It's black rap culture that's at fault".
What is the number one indicator of poverty?
Growing up in a single parent home.

Who commits the most crime?
The poor.

The black community is suffering a 75% single parent rate.

If we stop encouraging, through government programs and tax structure single parenthood, we will take a HUGE FUCKING STEP toward helping a massive number of people. But this is not what we do. We dare not look there. We make it easier for single parent households. We use taxes to punish married couples. Then we use government housing and welfare rates that make people turn down shitty jobs and stay together in tight knit groups of poor dependent people.

This can not really work to help, because while it looks like it makes things better for people it encourages the behavior that traps them into the same behaviors that cause the problems. I am not blaming the people, I blame the policies.
Because the policies are easy to sell. "Give money to the poor", "Help single mothers", "Think of the children". These all get votes. They have never solved the problems though.

Want to fix the problems. Figure out what we as a nation can do to reduce the number of single parent homes. This will drastically reduce poverty and crime.
We can then have less police doing better jobs. Fewer poor people programs for fewer people. Government spending will go down and average incomes will go up.

This does not get votes though.

Comment Re:Amazon is awesome for knockoffs! (Score 1) 342

he R and D parties were different back then.

It is funny because the Ds say that all the time.
What have the Ds done to help the blacks? Nothing.
They do not want them empowered, they want them neeeding the Ds.
This is why you can not look at the causes of the problems in the poor black communities.

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