April 26, 2010
Written by Sue · Filed Under U.S.
2 Responses to “S.C. Lt. Gov. Blames Immigration Problem on ‘Flat-Out Lazy’ People on Welfare”
I am going to be in love with this man if I listen too long! It may not apply with the unemployment now being forced down our throats but HE IS RIGHT and brave to
be honest about it.
This type of talk, just saddens me to the heart. I have worked in this field for over 26 years in various demographics and it never ceases to amaze me that people can be just so unknowledgeable about the facts of a situation as critical as this.
The individuals and families that you and others speak so cavalierly about and with such venom are people who were already on the brink of challenges as the working poor in this country for a lot of reasons that you apparently can’t begin to appreciate when this economic downturn commenced.
Believe it or not, no one likes to be on the end of begging for their next meal or explaining to their children why they can’t have what their neighbor’s children have…no one. They too have hearts, souls and pride like you and I. There are inhibiting factors there prevent people from accomplishing what you or I have been able to accomplish in our lives (and trust me, I have been poor as well). But “barriers” are real for certain members of our society. Until we all recognize that, there will be no eradicating “poverty” in it’s truest sense in this country….a sad, sad state of affairs!
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