October 23, 2019
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Comments for: USDA under secretary touts food programs in Portland, asks Congress to resist cuts

  • Anonymous

    The dems are proud of its expanding, intrusive food assistance program. And in national parks, signs warn of not feeding the animals because it creates dependency. Just some food for thought for the day as a warning that the left leaning govt surely is creating dependency to justify its expansion……………………

    • Guest

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      • Anonymous

        Get over it.  Many people are abusing the programs.  One of the first mantra of the left is “for the children”.  Remember the story of Peter and the wolf?  The population is catching on.

        • Guest

          “It is the greatest good to the greatest number of people which is the measure of right and wrong.” Jeremy Bentham

      • Anonymous

        The point to the post is that govt is making the people dependent so it can justify its expansion, plain & simple.

  • Bet you won’t be singing that tune when it’s your turn to need something-for instance, after one year in nursing care when you are elderly has sucked your entire savings dry, and you need help. Then, I’m thinking you will think life and quality of life are worth something. Oh, but I suppose that will be quite a different story…then, you deserve the help, right? Probably because you “worked all your life for it”. Hm. Well, like every system, there are abuses. Cutting off a family who is truly working hard to make it because they fall into the same financial category as those who might be scamming is just grossly mean and selfish. You have no idea how many kids come to school hungry…or malnourished with crappy cheap food. What you should be considering is that THESE are the kids who will be voting and working in the nursing homes taking care of YOU someday. If you expect compassion and recognition for your good deeds in life, DO some good deeds, and stop being so damn afraid someone is going to “get away” with something the didn’t “earn”.  Maybe the one kid who comes to appreciate the help they got will make a difference in your life. Hopefully.

    • …and it’s worth mentioning, a good percentage of the people whose funding is in jeopardy are already the elderly. Talk about kicking someone when they are least able to defend themselves.

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