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The Lack of Compassion

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Thank you for posting this. As a disabled person who lives in a bed so cannot “work harder and earn more”, I deeply appreciate everyone who realizes people like me are human beings. The monsters who comment unkindly about people on food stamps really hurt my feelings. I, and everyone else I know who is forced to depend on programs like SNAP, medicaid etc would love to do differently if we could. I wish the regular non1% people who vite for these monsters would recognize that poor people are not evil-that “but for the Grace of God” they could be us.

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No one wants to be on food stamps. No one wants to see their children hungry. It is embarrassing to be on WIC or SNAP. Those of you in the 1% of the country that holds the wealth don’t realize what it takes to feed a family. You have servants and chefs to do this. You don’t worry about choosing between paying the gas bill to keep your children warm and healthy, or feeding them. You aren’t the ones who have to look at your children and say they can’t have a snack because you couldn’t afford one.

People will end up having to buy food and skip the winter boots because there isn’t enough money. Many  people will have to make decisions you can’t even conceive of.

How can religious right wing people of good conscience not care about the lives of others? How do you look at yourselves in…

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