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USA’s problems – healthcare – illegals – how did we end up here?

Posted by TopOfTheThread on March 6, 2011

I haven’t been posting of late. I just received this email and it angered me. I know it’s an old story but it just keeps arising.

My family pays taxes and contributes to our health care costs.  We manage our visits to doctors and do not go as often as we should.

Meanwhile, we have illegal aliens in our NY neighborhood, not paying taxes, getting medicaid (she is poor), having babies, getting the hospital/medical costs covered, using resources in the public schools because we now need additional ESL teachers… it goes on and on!

We’re not wealthy. We contribute to charities. We do community service. Is there something wrong here?

How did we (USA) end up here?

—–This is the email I had received————


I have a job.   I work, they pay me. I pay my taxes & the government distributes my taxes as it sees fit.  

In order to get that paycheck, in my case, I am required to pass a random urine test (with which I have no problem). 

What I do have a problem with is the distribution of my taxes to people who don’t have to pass a urine test.  

So, here is my question:  Shouldn’t one have to pass a urine test to get a welfare check because I have to pass one to earn it for them?

Please understand, I have no problem with helping people get back on their feet.  I do, on the other hand, have a problem with helping someone sitting on their BUTT—-doing drugs while I work.

Can you imagine how much money each state would save if people had to pass a urine test to get a welfare check?

I guess we could call the program “URINE OR YOU’RE OUT”!  

Pass this along if you agree, or delete if you don’t.  Hope you all will pass it along, though. Something has to change in this country – AND SOON!

P.S. Just a thought, but all politicians should have to pass a urine test too!


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