It is not only republicans who support CEOs taking jobs out of the country. The Democrat party has been as much a supporter of this as the Republicans. The party leaders are all making big bucks off this. They have for a very long time. And they have sold their souls to the corporate interests. There is no difference between the parties in this. And this is a big reason for Trump’s win.
I completely get this..
He says that he’s going to do the things necessary to being business back here. And he says that he wants to put term limits for Congress in place. We need these things.
I would think the world of him IF he did get businesses back here.. but I surely hope in the meantime, the rug isn't pulled out from the lower working class -in order to do it.
Who are you talking about here? Republicans? Libertarians? People on this thread? Not sure.
I think that the issue is not that most conservatives are blind to the plight of lower income people. It’s that they might see different ways of handling it. Giving people a hand up is very different than giving a hand out. It would seem to me that we should strive to get anyone off welfare/support as soon as possible. That means job training programs and/or educational opportunities. What most do not like is turning welfare into a lifelong and even generational life style. How does this help anyone? We need to find ways to get people back to work, off support and earning a good living. That is so superior to welfare.
I'm talking about any Republican who secretly does not care, who feels it's NOT the Government's concern.. they know who they are... I am not pointing fingers here.. You, on the other hand, recognize the need & feel it NEEDS addressed in a viable way.. the "Hand up"......
I agree with this 100%... Yes.. absolutely.. do not think I want to see people on welfare collecting -doing nothing, where it's way of life, these people have no purpose.. no hope....It irks me to no end, how some in public housing DESTROY the very places they live..have they nothing better to do!@#... the crime is rampant... they out to be brought up on criminal charges for things like this... to be held to the ground to repair those damages... . I am huge on consequences for irresponsible behavior.. I have very little mercy for those who destruct property, hurt others...not a bleeding heart... my conservative fangs are showing...
I just know the plight of many of these who -when they get the dang job.. the insurance is ripped from them..its NOT OK.. and these asinine plans where you pay over $300 a month, for a deductible where some of them EARN about that much a year...this is NOT an answer, nor this idea these lower income people can start a "savings plan" to sock it into during the year -in case they need it.. most could never afford this....
Democrats.. you tried.. but this is a mess ! This is not helping people..
I agree that the Church cannot be relied on anymore for taking care of the poor. There are way too many sects in this country to get any kind of really strong program out of the over 2,000 sects in this country.
I think that government programs is the way we have to go. It would be wrong to tell a person that they have to go to x church to get support when that person does not believe in what is taught at that church. Often times churches will try to force a person to exercise their version of Christianity in order to get any support. Plus, the church’s no longer have a resources that they used to have.
I went to church for many years.. I've seen help go forth..I've seen collections made.. hundreds for a family who's lost their house in a fire, many groceries given.. things like this..but never to help pay a massive bill to a doctor/ Hospital.. this just doesn't happen.. so Yeah.. it's not realistic , for those who suggest it.. they are as crazy as those who think Trump is a modern day Cyrus, the answer to all our prayers.
My step father died outside of a veterans Hospital many yrs ago.. my mother got bills nearing $100,000 ... she had nothing, didn't even own a house.... I handled that by making calls...she was so frazzled , distraught.. it was taken care of.. but what if she owned a house, money in the bank.. she might have lost it all. I don't know...It was a tremendous worry for her.. all I kept saying is.. "they can't get blood out of a rock.. better that you are sh** poor"... and that's a shame.
I disagree with the above. I do not believe that this is the Republican platform. Not all republicans want some church to take this over. Few are ok with the idea of not helping the poor. The questions are how much, for how long and how to get people self sufficient.
I think that you are talking in stereo types here. There are plenty of conservatives that are not like what you are describing here.
I'm speaking about what has been presented to me on this thread.. actually I find many are rather subtle about it.. that it's not the Governments concern.. DO for ourselves ... I want them to recognize many are still falling through the cracks once they are working.
.. if we can allow the mega RICH the loopholes they have.. they at least need to address where the lower income fall through the cracks.
Rich democrats are just as selfish as rich republicans. I am not sure why you think that there is a difference. Well the difference is that the rich democrats talk a good speal about all this, but in the end the also use every tax break they can get; they get their huge bonuses; and they contribute much less to charity than rich republicans.
Not denying this at all.. so am I wrong when I said that It was Democrats who started food stamps and housing for the poor? was their a majority vote from the Republicans too...(obviously I really don't know the facts).... those are still "hands UP" to me in a time of need.. and many still need food stamps after they are working even.. they can't afford to live on minimum wage jobs....
This is happening today, isn't it.. when one is out of work & getting any Government benefits... now they have to PROVE they are looking for work with documentation in order to keep those benefits.. like I mentioned my GF earlier, she was given I think $1,200 towards a car, when her's died...so she could continue working..she always worked.. In her case.. she even bought a house.. she lived very poorly in order to do these things.. her income was so low.. she still qualified for help... but honesty... she still needed help in order to live, even working near full time at these jobs.. so someone would look at her and think... it needs taken away.. but she never stopped working.. she was a responsible citizen.. it just wasn't enough to live on..
I think you are grossly mistaken on the Republican platform. Do you even know what it is?
I've already said I am not Up on Politics.. I have learned enough on this thread to see.. what is the point.. what is happening with the mega rich , Democrats & Republicans alike.. they are all in bed with each other - your own words "The Democrat party has been as much a supporter of this as the Republicans. The party leaders are all making big bucks off this. They have for a very long time. And they have sold their souls to the corporate interests. There is no difference between the parties in this."
Basically...we're all at their mercy anyway....