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"Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. In vain would that man claim tribute to patriotism who should labor to subvert these great pillars of human happiness -- these firmest props of the duties of men and citizens. . . . reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principles."
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There problems make for a good country, cry in your beer, song. Americans didn't starve before food stamps, and they won't starve if lazy mothers would cook decent meals, and spend economically. The Halloween candy was a joke. Just send the kiddies out to fill up their bags! Geesh!

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It's all on sale now, go out and stock up!!!

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It's all on sale now, go out and stock up!!!

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LOL! 75% off around here. I'm going to load up for the grandkids, that is, if I get my butt in gear!  ^-^

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LOL! 75% off around here. I'm going to load up for the grandkids, that is, if I get my butt in gear!  ^-^

I'm stocking up for me!  Grandkids are on their own.  LOL

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LOL! 75% off around here. I'm going to load up for the grandkids, that is, if I get my butt in gear!  ^-^

See, the 'poor unfortunates' who couldn't afford Halloween candy made a choice.  Go out an sell some of their stamps for money or spend the money on themselves for booze, dope, cigarettes, gambling, etc.;  they chose themselves.  They still have a chance, like you, if they go out and sell some stamps.  :pondering:
« Last Edit: November 04, 2013, 01:06:57 PM by rangerrebew »
"Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports. In vain would that man claim tribute to patriotism who should labor to subvert these great pillars of human happiness -- these firmest props of the duties of men and citizens. . . . reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principles."
George Washington

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Benjamin Franklin

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A family that receives $686 per month will see a reduction of 'only' $36 each month.

That's a pittance.
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There problems make for a good country, cry in your beer, song. Americans didn't starve before food stamps, and they won't starve if lazy mothers would cook decent meals, and spend economically. The Halloween candy was a joke. Just send the kiddies out to fill up their bags! Geesh!
That's the bottom line. My parents survived the Great Depression. No food stamps, no assistance of any sort. Just tightened belts and ingenuity.

A Christmas stocking gift was an orange; the treats they enjoyed at the end of a long day was popcorn or saltines dunked in milk.

Remembering the things my mother told me is what will get me through the coming economic depression. The best thing that could happen to this country is discontinuing the food stamp program.
A day without sunshine is like, you know, night.

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That's the bottom line. My parents survived the Great Depression. No food stamps, no assistance of any sort. Just tightened belts and ingenuity.

A Christmas stocking gift was an orange; the treats they enjoyed at the end of a long day was popcorn or saltines dunked in milk.

Remembering the things my mother told me is what will get me through the coming economic depression. The best thing that could happen to this country is discontinuing the food stamp program.

My grandmother was very insistent that my wife learn to can everything that was grown in this part of the country.  Now it's left up to daughter who burned a hole in her foot the last time she made cinnamon candy.

Suzy Homemaker she's not, but she's still learning.



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