This was in the Waco Tribune Herald, >> Waco , TX Nov 18, 2010 >> >> >> >> 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 and >> document all tattoos and piercings. If >> you want to reproduce or use drugs, >> alcohol, smoke or get tats and >> piercings, 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 â€œcommon >> good.â€ >> >> >> >> 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 Govâ€™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 Govâ€™t >> welfare check. If you want to vote, >> then get a job. >> >> >> >> Makes sense to me, how about you?