We should, of course:
If a person accidentally spills his lunch on the floor, I might be willing to buy him another lunch, but if the person intentionally tossed his meal on the floor, then I expect him to go hungry. A lot of the “poorness” that I see in this country is self inflicted. People need to accept responsibility for their own bad choices.
Here is an interesting storyline…
Imagine that you found a way to travel back in time. You could use that knowledge to send poor folks back in time, so that they could “correct” everything that went wrong in their lives. Would these people still be poor after being given a second chance?
Here is another game…
Let’s go out into the wild and find us a real live poor person. We will ask lots of questions and determine why that person is poor. I will bet that in most cases it is due to their own bad choices.
A lot of the “poorness” that I see in this country is self inflicted. People need to accept responsibility for their own bad choices.
This is no longer open to debate – even the liberal acknowledges this. However, the new tactic is this:
“The poor weren’t born with the same advantages that wealthier people had; good parents or stronger IQ”