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Congressional Black Caucus Chair On Republicans: “These People Are Evil And Mean”…

Posted by on Jan. 20, 2013 at 7:38 PM
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 (WZ)

Bonus: Rep. Fudge is also outraged Republicans think people who leech off the system instead of working are “lazy.”

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressional Black Caucus chair Marcia Fudge had harsh words on Thursday night for GOP colleagues on the House Agriculture Committee who she says “literally do not believe there is poverty in this country.”

In a George Washington University panel discussion on poverty hosted by PBS’s Tavis Smiley, Fudge expressed her disappointment with colleagues who voted to cut food stamps by $16.5 billion over the next 10 years.

“These same people believe if you do not work, you are lazy,” Fudge told the symposium, which was aired on C-SPAN. “These same people believe that if your children don’t get a good education, something is wrong with you. These are the craziest people I have seen in my life. Just absolute nuts. They don’t understand that the government’s job is to take care of its people.”

The Warrensville Heights Democrat, who just started a two-year term as chair of the Black Caucus, said that if such people continue to get elected to Congress, “we are never going anywhere as a country.”

“Because we deal with nuts, every single day,” said Fudge. “These people are evil and mean. They care nothing about anybody but themselves. And so, if you think you are going to have anything bipartisan, you need to think again. It is not happening.”

by on Jan. 20, 2013 at 7:38 PM
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imamomzilla
by on Jan. 20, 2013 at 7:39 PM
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going crazy

sweet-a-kins
by Ruby Member on Jan. 20, 2013 at 8:16 PM
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JTROX
by Bronze Member on Jan. 20, 2013 at 8:19 PM
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She's a nut.  Foodstamps should be reduced, and people should be expected to provide for themselves

Ednarooni160
by Eds on Jan. 20, 2013 at 9:04 PM

Hopefully Obama will get some jobs lined up...problem solved.

143myboys9496
by Gold Member on Jan. 21, 2013 at 2:24 AM
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 Well let's look at this another way...take the adult child (grown male/female) who STILL lives at home with mom and dad (yes, THAT kid..lol).

Perfectly able-bodied to work, yet does not. Perfectly able-bodied to help cook dinner, mow a lawn, clean a bathroom, do (at the very least) their OWN laundry, clean up after themselves, yet does NONE of these.

What would any counselor or even society say to mom and dad? "Make 'm move out and get a J-O-B"...right?

SOOO IMHO, if anyone on public assistance falls under similar criteria....

"Move out and get a J-O-B"

Are we moving forward yet?

 

Citygirlk
by on Jan. 21, 2013 at 10:21 AM
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And what happens when they can't, even after working two jobs?

Quoting JTROX:

She's a nut.  Foodstamps should be reduced, and people should be expected to provide for themselves


JTROX
by Bronze Member on Jan. 21, 2013 at 10:27 AM
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Not taken away, but reduced.  When a family who doesn't work, can afford to eat better on foodstamps, then a family who does work, there is a problem.

Quoting Citygirlk:

And what happens when they can't, even after working two jobs?

Quoting JTROX:

She's a nut.  Foodstamps should be reduced, and people should be expected to provide for themselves



nanaofsix531
by Platinum Member on Jan. 21, 2013 at 10:34 AM

Damn I have thought the same thing for years.

Radarma
by Member on Jan. 21, 2013 at 10:49 AM
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 “These same people believe that if your children don’t get a good education, something is wrong with you. These are the craziest people I have seen in my life. Just absolute nuts. They don’t understand that the government’s job is to take care of its people.”

Oh Fudge this lunatic! Seriously, she sounds like an illiterate piece of trash herself.

SweetChild63
by Member on Jan. 21, 2013 at 11:16 AM
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Except they're not eatting better than those not on food stamps. That's nothing more than a talking point from the right wing hate mongers.


Quoting JTROX:

Not taken away, but reduced.  When a family who doesn't work, can afford to eat better on foodstamps, then a family who does work, there is a problem.

Quoting Citygirlk:

And what happens when they can't, even after working two jobs?

Quoting JTROX:

She's a nut.  Foodstamps should be reduced, and people should be expected to provide for themselves





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