Bubba in Hazzard

Doug Bergner doug at NETWRX.NET
Wed Jul 7 07:33:30 MDT 1999


At 07:29 PM 7/7/99 -0400, you wrote:
>Hello all.  I'm new to the RUSHTALK arena, so forgive me if I rehash old
>topics.

Welcome Susan!  Hope ya have fun here.  I look forward to reading what you
have to say...
doug-


>
>In addition to Dennis' view, it has been said to give a man a fish, he'll
>eat for a day, but if you teach a man to fish..........  well you know the
>rest.  Why can't the democratic party understand that throwing money at a
>problem merely reinforces the behavior of lethargy.  Welfare recipients
>shouldn't work.  Why should they?  The government will support them, so why
>should they support themselves?  I do believe that food stamps and medicaid
>is a necessity, but I feel it should be used for very short periods of
>time;  months, not years.    And, as much as I believed in workfare
>recently, I new believe that forcing lazy people to work only creates
>resentment.  They should be taught the value of a job well done, so that
>they WANT to work.  Like my parents taught me.
>
>
>
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>> From: Dennis Putnam <dap1 at MINDSPRING.COM>
>> To: RUSHTALK at hermes.csd.net
>> Subject: Re: Bubba in Hazzard
>> Date: Wednesday, July 07, 1999 10:51 AM
>>
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>> At 08:05 PM 7/6/99 -0700, you wrote:
>> >Yesterday King Bubba of Arksylvania (Bill Clinton) visited Hazard Ky,
>> in
>> >order to promote some hair brained scheme of his to make him look
>> good
>> >and spread around more federal pork.  He claimed he wants to increase
>> >economic opportunity in impoverished areas.  I have relatives who
>> live
>> >not very far from there. (thank god they're there and not here) I
>> know
>> >something about why that area is in the shape it's in.  Here's the
>> deal.
>> >
>> >Since the depression that area has been saturated with government
>> >giveaway programs.  Politicians love to point to the poor people in
>> the
>> >Appalachian region as examples of why their particular giveaway
>> program
>> >is needed.  People elsewhere see the poverty and immediately feel
>> sorry
>> >for the hillbillies and end up supporting the program.
>> >
>> >  SNIP
>>
>> Rush discussed this on his show yesterday. One caller made an
>> excellent point that coincided with Rush's. First if there were
>> sufficient resources in those areas businesses would already be there
>> and no government incentives will make that happen. The caller added a
>> reason why there are no resources there and pointed to the abject
>> failure of public education. It is unargable that those in that area
>> also have the poorest education. The few that do work to pull
>> themselves out, in spite of government education, go where there are
>> economic opportuities. The real solution is to properly educate them
>> and/or move them to areas where there are jobs and opportunity.
>> Unfortunately, the mindset in that area is that education is an
>> annoyance in the daily persuit of laziness inspired by the national
>> teat. The schools are there to make sure they are indoctrinated in
>> political correctness, are repulsed by any mention of God, know how to
>> use condoms, accept homosexuality as normal behavior, learn proper
>> masturbation techniques, recognize the intellectual superiority of
>> dolphins (except Hillery's) and of course that they are too stupid to

>> do anything without government help and would be foolish to even try.
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>

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