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honey the codewitch wrote:
I've heard many a politician stump on looking out for the middle class.
Until after the elections. Basicly the same for all the idiots, past and present.
honey the codewitch wrote:
What i don't hear from them is concern over the working poor,
That class growing with the infusion of immigrants from the middle class.
Personally, I think it's a disgrace that a person in the USA can work full-time job and not have enough money to get by. And should they dare have a family? !

Another observation, one which I made to my kids, right as they were finishing high-school and shopping for college: "You can work hard now, or you can work hard the rest of your life". In general, the lowest pay is reserved for the hardest jobs.

On the other hand - I have seen and heard first hand account (via wife, a teacher) how poor the attendance is where she teaches and how little respect the students have for school and education. There's a result of peer pressure? Family/culture? Maybe a society that will give them what they need if they don't work for it themselves - a honeypot to keep them in lower class or a palliative to avoid an increase in crime?

Plenty of pandering going around. My (partial) solution? No one should starve or be cold; as a society we should supply the necessities of life where needed - social safety nets are for all of us. HOWEVER, if you want nice things then, well, you'll need money and that's for those who work. Protection and motivations need to be coordinated. Is it cruel, or, is not doing it what's really cruel?

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