entitlement

The Progressive Promise Includes a Compulsion to Pillory…

by Steve MacDonald June 30, 2014
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The progressive promise includes a compulsion to pillory those who are better off. From corporate fat cats to your boss, small business owner to CEO’s, all the way down to the everyone gets a trophy crowd, someone is doing better than you are and that’s not fair. (Note that highly paid public employees, union bosses, […]

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Rule#1 Entitlement Expansion Inevitably Crowds Out Other Priorities

by Steve MacDonald January 7, 2014
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Still thinking about expanding Medicaid In New Hampshire?  Or maybe you are just indifferent.  Well you can’t afford to be. The bait expires and the annual stipend is not guaranteed.  In fact, given the Federal debt and deficit situation, any expectation that the Feds will not cut funding to Medicaid and other programs as debt […]

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Sacrifice or begging

by Skip October 30, 2013

“I was willing to give my all” vs “I want all of your’s”.  “Willingness to do Hard, Harrowing Work” vs “Give it to me” “Be careful for what you wish fore” – indeed, with such an entitlement mentality, Government WILL give it to you.  Just not how you think it will  

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Skip’s Addendum: The Realities of DemocratCare…. or ‘They Don’t Call us “The Right!” For Nothing.’ Part VI

by Skip October 28, 2013

Steve brought us the plight of 3 month pregnant Jennifer Harris to us.  Seemingly, she had the TANSTAAFL moment when she got the bill from her brand new OppressiveCare policy (emphasis mine): Now [Jennifer] Harris, a self-employed lawyer, must shop for replacement insurance. The cheapest plan she has found will cost her $238 a month. […]

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Brit Hume: Tea Party Arose from GOP Establishment Failure to Restrain Govt. Spending

by Skip October 18, 2013

From Big Journalism, the set up graf: Fox News political analyst Brit Hume conceded that Republicans that grew the federal government while they were in power the last decade may have ultimately been responsible for the recent standoff over the budget because their actions helped create the Tea Party that now stands fiercely opposed to […]

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GrokTALK! for 7/20/2013 –Segment Three brings more questions!

by Skip July 21, 2013

Susan, Mike, Skip and Father Christian Tudor were joined by Jeff Chidester start off the Segment 2 by starting a process of Question and &Answers First lots of waivers.  THen the repeal of the 1099s.  Then the CLASS Act.  Then States refusing to expand Medicaid.  Then States refusing to do the Exchanges.  Lots of lawsuits […]

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“June is ‘Worthless Degree Awareness Month’”

by Susan Olsen July 4, 2013

Via Vox Populi H/T Ace: “Now I’m going to teach you a hard, but very important lesson.  You see, I  don’t care how you feel.  I really don’t.  More importantly, neither does anyone else.  Only about 200 people on a planet of 7 billion actually care about your feelings, and that’s if you’re lucky.  The sooner you […]

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The Society’s wagon – pulling it or demanding to ride in it: what do you think?

by Susan Olsen December 7, 2012
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And right in line with Obama being President Sugar Daddy, we see the Left’s problem with word definitions: empowerment

by Skip June 22, 2012

I’m so confused by the Left – again!  I know what the word “empowerment” means: Free Dictionary: Its modern use originated in the civil rights movement, which sought political empowerment for its followers. The word was then taken up by the women’s movement, and its appeal has not flagged. Since people of all political persuasions […]

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