A Glimmer of Hope for the Next Generation

So many times I see posts by teens and people in their 20s and I get even more concerned about the future of the US. But from time to time, there is a glimmer of hope. I don’t know what this young woman’s parents did – but we need more of it. Even if you disagree with the ideas, it is encouraging to think that young people are aware of things happening in the country and thinking of ways to revamp the system and cut money spent by the government.

I got this in my email and as far as I know it is true. I’m not saying its a perfect solution, but it does get your attention and it points out some of the most irritating things about government programs.

Wow, this girl has a great plan! Love the last thing she would do the best.

This was written by a 21 yr old female who gets it. It’s her future she’s worried about and this is how she feels about the social welfare big government state that she’s being forced to live in! These solutions are just common sense in her opinion.

This was in the Waco Tribune Herald, Waco , TX , Nov 18, 2011

PUT ME IN CHARGE . . .

Put me in charge of food stamps. I’d get rid of Lone Star cards; no cash for Ding Dongs or Ho Ho’s, just money for 50-pound bags of rice and beans, blocks of cheese and all the powdered milk you can haul away. If you want steak and frozen pizza, then get a job.

Put me in charge of Medicaid. The first thing I’d do is to get women Norplant

birth control implants or tubal ligations. Then, we’ll test recipients for drugs, alcohol, and nicotine. If you want to reproduce or use drugs, alcohol, or smoke, then get a job.

Put me in charge of government housing. Ever live in a military barracks? You will maintain our property in a clean and good state of repair. Your “home” will be subject to inspections anytime and possessions will be inventoried. If you want a plasma TV or Xbox 360, then get a job and your own place.

In addition, you will either present a check stub from a job each week or you will report to a “government” job. It may be cleaning the roadways of trash, painting and repairing public housing, whatever we find for you. We will sell your 22 inch rims and low profile tires and your blasting stereo and speakers and put that money toward the “common good.”

Before you write that I’ve violated someone’s rights, realize that all of the above is voluntary. If you want our money, accept our rules. Before you say that this would be “demeaning” and ruin their “self-esteem,” consider that it wasn’t that long ago that taking someone else’s money for doing absolutely nothing was demeaning and lowered self-esteem.

If we are expected to pay for other people’s mistakes we should at least attempt to make them learn from their bad choices. The current system rewards them for continuing to make bad choices.

AND While you are on Gov’t subsistence, you no longer can VOTE! Yes, that is correct. For you to vote would be a conflict of interest. You will voluntarily remove yourself from voting while you are receiving a Gov’t welfare check. If you want to vote, then get a job.

Conservatives – Then and Now

I think the majority of us know being a Conservative is considered about as appealing as being a leper to many people. It is interesting to see how the GOP and Conservatives have changed over the years. This is an excerpt from a great article from AskMen.com — the link to the full article is located below.

Young Conservatives -@TheIanLang

Growing up when and where I did, in a very red time in a typically very red state, supporting the Republican party meant something very different than what it does today. I knew no one from the country club set, no WASPs or corporate bigwigs. No one I knew was particularly religious — at least no more fanatic than attending church on Sundays. Nobody was gay (at least not openly), though for kids growing up in the South, homosexuality became a flashpoint topic right around the first time someone called you a “fag” in middle school. No one’s voting preferences depended on any of that social stuff. Calling yourself a Republican was a way of telling the world that you worked for your success, that you believed in the spirit of capitalism and you weren’t a fan of excessive government spending. Voting Democrat was for the effete, the uninitiated and anyone looking for a government handout.

Fast-forward to today, and now the Republican party is about as attractive as prison rape. Frankly, I’m relieved that the election is over, because it marked the end of a six-month stretch in which mentioning that I tended to vote for Republican candidates placed me in what many people consider an untouchable caste. I’m tired of the smugness, the condescension and people acting as though my support for certain tenets of conservatism is an insult to their intelligence. I’ve been called, without provocation, a racist, a misogynist and a homophobe. “Oh, you’re a Republican? You must want to take us back to the 1950s,” people would say, ignoring the fact that at the very furthest extremes, both parties would have us living in dirt-floor huts, reading books by candlelight. The only difference would be the choice of book. Some friends would say things like, “I have a brain, so I’m voting for human rights.”

No, you smug f*ck. You’re voting for the POTUS. 

Read more: http://www.askmen.com/entertainment/austin/young-conservatives.html?utm_source=01.%20AskMen%20Newsletter%20-%20ALL&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Nov16_9721_510651_510712&utm_content=7588644#ixzz2CRtvBnPt