Who in American Politics champions the poor and working poor?
I believe, that because of the perception that helping the poor translates to helping Blacks and Hispanics politicians dare not even discuss the poor. Every single Washington decision starts with making the poor and the vulnerable, more poor and more vulnerable. This country has an intrinsic Hatred for those that have fallen on hard times and a Love for the rich. Taxes have been at record lows for 10 years yet where are the jobs that we lowered the taxes to allow them to create. If there is a hell, United States will be a country there one day.
Asked By: mrjonessr41 - 7/26/2011
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Well, you know very well it is not the Republicans. All you ever hear from them is how to make the rich richer and the poor poorer. That is the basis of their current philosophy... More
Answered By: tribeca_belle - 7/26/2011
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The intrinsic hatred is for control of individuals by big government. The US is actually one of the most charitable places on earth. Redistribution of wealth by force of taxation is not charity.
Answered By: R T - 7/26/2011
They ALL talk about helping the poor because they want to look moral, and the reality is NO ONE cares about the poor so get over it and stop looking for a handout.
Answered By: Fkn Ston'd - 7/26/2011
The basis of politics is compromise.
Answered By: xpatinasia - 7/26/2011
Are you seriously kidding? The left advocates taking from some to give to the poor, it is a recipe for disaster as we can see now..
Answered By: Brian - 7/26/2011
We have very few poor in this country .No one goes hungry unless they want to 97% have TV's 50% cars not my idea of poor.
Answered By: Cris Ray - 7/26/2011
When you have a recession in 1999-2000 then an attack on our economic system in 2001 coupled with out of control spending, collapse in the housing market, etc, etc kind of hard to create jobs. You can thank Bill Clinton for thios mess. Decisions made during his Presidency caused the housing crash which was the first... More
Answered By: Texas Patriot - 7/26/2011
Those who oppose the erection of so many disincentives to giving people a job.
Answered By: Shovel Ready - 7/26/2011
I have been poorer than you can probably imagine. I didn't need anyone to champion for me, I was my own champion... More
Answered By: Navajo - 7/26/2011
Answered By: Awesome Angry Pawsome - 7/26/2011
Democrats in Washington keep the poor warehoused in slums and projects and eke out food stamps to them like animals in a zoo...Republicans prefer teaching people a trade so they can support themselves.
Answered By: HOSS - 7/26/2011
We all, individually, champion the poor. This is something that is not a responsibility of the government.
Answered By: Bob - 7/26/2011
I don't know if the word Champions is correct, I do however believe it is interchangeable with Keeps the working poor, (POOR) Its called progressive containment.
Answered By: The Scales of Justice 3. - 7/26/2011
BARRY is just creating more 99ers and spending trillions for a few more months,,,,,,some fucken help that is...Dr.
Answered By: The Doctor - 7/26/2011
Democrats "help" them to stay "poor" Republicans encourage them to improve their situations so they won't be "poor" Whether a person chooses to stay poor or improve their situation, is ultimately up to the individual
Answered By: Rayne - 7/26/2011
You put your finger on it. NOBODY does. And that's exactly why Amerikkka won't make it.
Answered By: The unvarnished Truth - 7/26/2011
They all claim to do this sort of thing and yet they rarely ever deliver.
Answered By: commissionergordon19 - 7/26/2011
I wonder what would happen if the wealthy class was eliminated and the middle class became the top of the food chain. Do you seriously think middle class liberals would be as vocal to help the poor? Fat chance. If raping the high income earners isn't an option any more, you know damn well liberals ain't gonna help the... More
Answered By: Fungus Mutt - 7/26/2011
Does the Democrat effort to keep the poor poor and dependent on the government count?
Answered By: How would I know - 7/26/2011
The Re pubs/ Tea Party followers are voting against themselves but are Truly Dumb enough to think they are one of the Rich and not the middle Class.
Answered By: RoseMarie - 7/26/2011
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