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longpickuptruck 598 posts  |  Last Activity: 20 hours ago Member since: Jul 20, 2006
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  • longpickuptruck longpickuptruck Sep 21, 2014 6:36 PM Flag

    I don't think single people are eligible for welfare per se. They are eligible for food stamps; low cost housing and Medicaid. I think. Not far from welfare but not the welfare program. Get all of this and you still don't have to work.

  • longpickuptruck longpickuptruck Sep 21, 2014 6:39 PM Flag

    If I could figure out how to get on one of these good programs that provides me with: low cost housing; food stamps; Medicaid I would vote for the democrats this election, but to date I can't get a penny from the gov't.

  • longpickuptruck longpickuptruck Sep 21, 2014 6:42 PM Flag

    You have to be an idiot to believe that humans are the cause of the 'so called global warming' .... Quite a few idiots in this administration from #1 democrat down to the local gov't idiots. z,pzzMO

  • longpickuptruck longpickuptruck Sep 21, 2014 6:45 PM Flag

    Idiots. This year San Diego just brought the high temp of that city since 1898. And idiots call this global warming.
    Idiots need to understand weather cycles. One extreme to the other. Ice age to earth tropical.

  • longpickuptruck longpickuptruck Sep 21, 2014 6:55 PM Flag

    In one of my other lives, the one when Moses came down from the Mount and addressed the 'ites after talking to God. God said that he has created some idiots to mingle in with the masses just for kicks. When individuals like the 'fox' make such statements it is evident that this is one of the idiots that God created to mingle.
    Idiotic statements that business people have killed more than ISIS by expelling CO2 from their mouths and rear ends must be the one God was talking about. WOW! He blames the bros. for floods, hurricanes, etc, etc and etc. Shame, shame and shame.

  • longpickuptruck longpickuptruck Sep 21, 2014 6:59 PM Flag

    When I worked at Welfare Dept I was raked over the coals many times for suggesting that people on welfare should be forced on birth control. Guess what? I was reprimanded for my stand. I was told from upper level mgt it was their right to have babies and we should not interfere. I lost the battle.

  • longpickuptruck longpickuptruck Sep 21, 2014 7:02 PM Flag

    Temp in cities does go up. Why? Trees cut down and much of the city surface is paved or concrete which absorbs heat.

  • longpickuptruck longpickuptruck Sep 22, 2014 9:37 AM Flag

    I do not doubt what you say. The Cad. may have belonged to someone else. As associate of mine is on one of the gov't socialist programs, I don't know which. Since I have known him about 4 years he has complained about not having any money. We his friends always paid for his coffee /... Guess what? About 3 months ago he surprised us when he drove up in a new Silverado, stated it cost just a little less than 40k.
    Poverty today is not defined as it was when I was a kid. Today you are poverty if you only have a: car or truck; nice living quarters; TV, cell phone, medical, dental, optical, etc, etc and etc. Welfare value in most states the average is $32,200/year. And you don't have to work. WOW. .

  • longpickuptruck longpickuptruck Sep 22, 2014 10:25 AM Flag

    Democrats do not use Webster's definition of war. Democrats, the president and S of S define war as war when we say it is war and at this time they do not say we are at war. Therefore the pres. and S of S are not at war. Just a matter of whose definition you use. Just like slick willie said, "wht the little girl did to me was not sex'. Just definitions.
    If Slick willie had been a commoner he would be spending the rest of his life in prison for rape. Read the law pertaining to Boss and employee. JMO.

  • Goal to destroy ISIS. This is fanatical belief of the very radical arm of the Islamic religion.
    The only way the world can even come close to destroying ISIS is to kill all of the ISIS fighters of today. Then any individual that claims to be of that faith or caught in that group of radicals must be arrested and imprisoned for life. As a rule fanatics never give up their fanatical beliefs. So the only way to destroy ISIS is all of that group must be jailed or killed. Severe problems require severe solutions.
    The leaders also talk of controlling ISIS, just words to pacify the masses. AJMO.

  • longpickuptruck longpickuptruck Sep 22, 2014 12:12 PM Flag

    Simple solution but a vote loser. Since gov't mandates employers pay a minimum wage then it is a fair wage to those employers that can afford to pay it. Gov't can, just raise our taxes. Country needs jobs, not welfare. Let the gov't create meaning jobs that just pay MW and no more regardless of how long you work on it. This should eliminate welfare, but it wont because of the socialist/liberal politicians that this is degrading.
    Americans really prefer to work and support themselves, but not if someone else will support them-gov't. A the present average income for a family of 4 on welfare is $32,200/year. Internet numbers.
    In the words of one welfare claimant, "If I am going to have to work for my welfare check, I'm going to go get me a good job". Last I saw of that claimant.

  • Reply to

    3 Afghan Soldiers running lose in the USA

    by smkpit Sep 22, 2014 2:19 PM
    longpickuptruck longpickuptruck Sep 22, 2014 4:42 PM Flag

    2 reasonable possibilities: 1. the don't want to go back to Afghanistan. 2. they are terrorists.

  • I these people really believe that humans are causing this thing called 'global warming', then they must believe that earth has too many humans. They should all be total activists to have a world birth control program. They should be demanding all sorts of birth control measures like: pills; vas'y; tied tubes; restrict the number of children per family; start screening humans so only the best humans reproduce.
    If global warming is real it is not caused by humans. There are too many critical things taking place in the world to be overly concerned about g. w. JMO.

  • Reply to

    Green Prostesters Trash the Planet.

    by qaydan Sep 22, 2014 4:48 PM
    longpickuptruck longpickuptruck Sep 22, 2014 4:53 PM Flag

    Some always want some one else to do the dirty work. big, go do your thing don't push someone else.

  • Reply to

    No New Security for WH

    by qaydan Sep 22, 2014 4:42 PM
    longpickuptruck longpickuptruck Sep 22, 2014 4:59 PM Flag

    Jumping he WH fence should tell the idiots that a fence on the southern border will not seal the border. WHy aren'tthere hundreds jumping the WH fence, it is not very high????? Simple the consequences you receive. The border fence just slows down illegals. Enforce the current immigration laws and state loudly illegals you are not welcome. Most of the illegals would start migrating back where they came from. MO.

  • longpickuptruck by longpickuptruck Sep 22, 2014 6:29 PM Flag

    Very little do I agree with Obama, but I do agree with him and his adamant stand of no boots on the ground. I'm not sure I agree with the air strikes.
    ISIS is a major danger in the world today and they must be destroyed. But ISIS sits in the middle of an infidel world, Turkey, Iran, Syria, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Jordan Libya, Lebanon, Italy, Greece, etc, etc and etc. ISIS has threatened them all, convert or die, and they all sit back on their butts waiting for the U. S. to do something.
    Obama and I see eye to eye on this. We are an ocean apart and ISIS is not an immediate threat to us. If the neighbors of ISIS are not willing to do anything for their own protection I am not in favor of sending our boots over there.
    True, they have beheaded 2 Americans, gross, but that is not reason enough for me to send 200k+ youth to fight them. Not yet. Let the neighbors get off of their butts. JMO,

  • longpickuptruck by longpickuptruck Sep 22, 2014 8:13 PM Flag

    Why should the U. S. be so concerned about ISIS when the countries surrounding ISIS are not concerned?. ISIS calls all of these countries 'infidels' and has told them to convert immediately or die. These countries are not worried, why should we?
    I am starting to think that we should not even be attacking ISIS from the air and at this time definitely no boots on the ground. Not yet. Maybe when the neighbors wake up to ISIS danger we will give them great support.
    I don't know who is the stupidest, neighbors or us..

  • Reply to

    OBAMA = world leader

    by presisdonebush Sep 23, 2014 9:12 AM
    longpickuptruck longpickuptruck Sep 23, 2014 9:19 AM Flag

    It sounds like to me the 5 supporting countries of our war on ISIS is "we support you" and that is all we get.
    At this time I am 100% anti boots on the ground and I think the air war is a mistake at this time.. The first groups that should be standing up to ISIS are the infidel countries surrounding the ISIS area. We are an ocean away and want to be the first in line. Why?

  • longpickuptruck longpickuptruck Sep 23, 2014 9:26 AM Flag

    Your religion is as you profess it to be. Obama until he was about 31 professed to be a devout muslim. After marrying Michelle he joined Bro. Wrights Christian church, he then professed to be a Christian. ISIS profess to be muslims, therefore they are muslims. It does not matter what BO or anyone else says they are. ISIS is a muslim terror group from where we sit..

  • Reply to

    Drop Ebola on ISIL

    by dopey3 Sep 23, 2014 11:04 AM
    longpickuptruck longpickuptruck Sep 23, 2014 11:42 AM Flag

    I don't think you will have to drop it on them. Just give it time to spread on its own. I predicted this would happen 10 years ago. We have the problem of compassion. We must help the sick. We must prepare bodies for burial.
    The problem: Ebola at this time is spread by body fluids and tending the sick and dead care givers come in contact with body fluids. Shame, shame and a shame.l

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