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ProwseOfficial (5 years ago)
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ProwseOfficial (5 years ago)
if you cut benefits crime der will be poverty and then what du think ppl will do theyll turn ta crime crime rate will raise like mad and wars will break out and now after 1 hole yr of lookin for a job with no joy the job centre decide to put me an alot of other ppl on a full time work course thing wich mean i get hardly any time to look for a job i have to lie on my job search the systems dumb they should give me a jo sorting out ther shitty system lol
mcpartridgeboy (6 years ago)
IM A DRUG ADDICT ON BENEFITS !
TheKaduke (7 years ago)
Half my high school class (many didn't graduate) are in jail, out of jail in exchange for becoming a paid police informant, drug dealers/users, hustlers, hoodrats, what have you. Oh, and they are all on some sort of welfare. That's just an observation from a small town on the east coast.
lszyman51 (7 years ago)
I understand the perception, but this is NOT necessarily true- my husband has been looking for work for 2.5 years- we have gone through our savings, all of our investments, everything- he has an Engineering Degree, Master's Degree, his P.E. etc. THE JOBS ARE NOT THERE! He has looked far and wide... there are too many Engineers on the market and NOT ENOUGH JOBS! Unemployment is far a solution- it ends and I pray he has a job by then. I work, too by the way- good jobs are HARD to find!
Katie Lee (7 years ago)
@cwongchung That would sound logical with their mind set.
Katie Lee (7 years ago)
@cwongchung Don't worry the GOP is pretty confused also, waite a few they will have a Label for you.
Katie Lee (7 years ago)
LOL!! What about those unemployed because of the economy? Oh well I guess Obama is doing a great job then. I don't understand the fuss the right wingers have about him and the economy. NO Reason why anyone should be unemployed. OR have to depend on FOOD Stamps until they find a job 6months or 2 yrs later. But then again I know drug addicts who work so they can buy drugs. What do we call them??
ETericET (7 years ago)
What he is saying is if there are no jobs where you are you should not get the unemployment that YOU payed into. That money is neded for the tax break for the very rich. YOU must find a job anyway .. even of it's stealing. That way the republicans still make money from you with their private for profit prisons.
Thomas E. Clark (7 years ago)
Shut The Fuck UP
T Frye (7 years ago)
also i unfortunately have serious health condition and no health insurance thanks home depot@zenbrenzz
T Frye (7 years ago)
unfortunately i lost my job of 6 years for reporting a unprofessional manager to corporate that was 4 months ago 3 months ago i got a letter saying i quit and i was not eligible i was the guy there 15 mnitues early every day never called off and busted my dick still aint seen a penny shit id be happy jus to get my job back i couldnt afford drugs even if i waned them @zenbrenzz
June Baker (7 years ago)
The biggest threat to politics is OUR GENERATION! They love it that we don't vote, because things stay the same then:) Come on Generation Y lets show the world we are coming and everyone get out and vote. The baby boomer generation has been doing not so hot in goverment and it's time for Gen Y to let our voices be heard! If your 18-29 I wanna see you at the polls.
Bigbird5553 (7 years ago)
@twk373 bark lil' doggy bark
Hopeful71 (7 years ago)
@twk373 "Because we on the right actually understand what the problems are and how to fix them." Oh jeez, do tell! Why are you guys keeping it a secret?!?!?!?
Bigbird5553 (7 years ago)
@twk373 this coming from someone who's party all say the same things in reaction to every problem? "the market will fix every solution"(the cold war?) and your belief in saying your patriotic every other word will make you patriotic instead of doing patriotic acts. Tough talk, but never any action from your side. You can put on a fake mask of the patriot , but when it comes down to it your all play acting wannabe war heroes who's only cards are anger and scorn.
Bigbird5553 (7 years ago)
@twk373 lefties understand pragmatic solutions to current day problems. Not dogma created to keep the wealthiest financial royalty in their seat of power, and fool their house slaves into thinking it's a good idea too. LOL republicans failed to rise to the problems we have had in the last decade and now u want more. By the way whatever fake bs that goes on your head that lets you label people lefty as soon as you don't like something they say is luaghable. I'm not a lefty i'm an American.
Bigbird5553 (7 years ago)
@twk373 your right there is no such thing as the right doing anything other then letting the top 1% get tax breaks and tough talking ,but they don't actually accomplish anything.Except expensive wars, pollution, and run on attack politics. No solutions to the problems we face.The military isn't even close to Right mentality/philosophy. You would rather we have contractors out there, paid mercenaries then real soldiers.Goal of the right to reduce government and increase the % that the 1% own.
Bigbird5553 (7 years ago)
@twk373 by the way, successful right programs? can you list one by the way, one program? In fact can you list 2 things the republicans have done for the benefit of the American citizens in the past decade?
Bigbird5553 (7 years ago)
@twk373 no it would be because the conservative right would just leave it up to the private sector to fix. making it so the highest bidders could have treatment! Nasas contributions to american standard of living are huge.. so moon a waste of time, not even close. The Red conservative flag. Red states and blue states? lol Keep importing disease third worlders? lol you mean like your forefathers of immigrants that came before us?
Bigbird5553 (7 years ago)
@twk373 I asked for claim and source from the beginning of our little exchange you have yet to produce anything other then a claim then an insult. No substance. I have don'e research.So I'm asking you obviously for the peace that proves your claim because in the multiple hours of reading about healthcare related subjects I haven't seen anything that supports your wide sweeping generalizations. U call me a lefty but i am an independent. Like i said your the sheep. U need those labels not me.
Bigbird5553 (7 years ago)
@twk373 Name some successful right programs please. Or Is it the Rights philosophy to just let the market decide? you know like if we had a small pox outbreak... we should just the market fix it right? lol Maybe we should of put cash prize for the person to get to the moon? You have only claims and accusations... no sources to back up your "lefty failed" program claims. Your a flag waver at best and I mean the RED conservative flag, not the American flag.
Bigbird5553 (7 years ago)
@twk373 I don't think you understand programs are not LEFT or RIGHT labeled with a stamp either. If you mean lefty as in socialism then yes NASA is a lefty social program. Medicare isn't even close to a failure, and there would be a uproar if people were to be discontinued, especially from the private healthcare companies that route you to Medicare to supplement. once you hit 62 (most expensive phase of healthcare).SS pays till 2035 with NO modification, or PAYING BORROWED MONEY BACK to it.
Bigbird5553 (7 years ago)
@twk373 the post office, Nasa, Cash for clunkers, Medicare?The social security myth about it being broke is told so politicians will be able to raid it. School integration failed?No sorry but that is a claim not a source. social security will continue to pay with no modifications until 2035.The people raided it the first point and it and call it broke when they are the ones breaking it. clean water act, civil rights act of 65? Interstate highway system? The G.I. Bill? enough listed for u?
Bigbird5553 (7 years ago)
@twk373 What do you think is failing about Social security? lol School integration failed? how so? You can make the claims, but can you support them? I am open minded so if u have real sources I would be concerned about how those are failing as opposed to working since I am a taxpayer. Just the claim however will not sway me, and politics games of blanket accusations without proof are only attempts at manipulation, that either worked on you, or that you are attempting.
Bigbird5553 (7 years ago)
@twk373 which failed social program specifically?
So1othurn (7 years ago)
I applied for unemployment and Im not lazy or use drugs.
jbcomics (7 years ago)
hahaha watching maury povitch. lol rg daytime tv.
Sebastian Owens (8 years ago)
This corny show is a real job? lol
Michael0075 (8 years ago)
My mom gets $657.00 a month from Social Security Disability. That's it,....$657.00 a month to live on. DO THE FUCKING MATH! That's less than $9,000.00 a year! Let's see anybody live in this fucked up backwards CONSERVATIVE country survive on that. Anyone? Huh? Oh and uh YES and CAN PROVE that my mom is living like that. I CAN PROVE IT!
Shawn Johnson (8 years ago)
The Republicans are losing the race right now. Democrats are winning.
geekforlifevandc (8 years ago)
@thughug22 minimum is 9 bucks and yes
geekforlifevandc (8 years ago)
@thughug22 winnipeg,canada
geekforlifevandc (8 years ago)
how hard is it to find a job at 13 i got hired to mcdonalds and i was 13 i mean i got payed 13 bucks per hour but i wasnt unenployed (even though it woudent make a diffrence)
Rick Sims (8 years ago)
@hahaland74 That's why we have to keep republicans from having control. If they take over, this recession will get even worse and, as you said, nobody will have jobs.
ChunkeyMunkeys (8 years ago)
wow i couldn't finish the video becuz of u close minded fucks.
Rick Sims (8 years ago)
@JonnyNice I know if I lose my job and need unemployment, I would take offense for someone to accuse me of being a drug user just because I don't have a job.
HGeneAnthony (8 years ago)
With all the construction workers out of jobs, I would think a better use of our (government) money would be to hire them to repair the multiple bridges in this country which are in horrendous shape. They need to be fixed anyway and there's no money to do it so why not use government money to hire them to do it, as these we get value for our money.
T Frye (8 years ago)
THey get an extension through marvin and get another job intentionally get fired after 90 days and the wheel spins@jstutz2003
pittbullbill (8 years ago)
@pestolence dude i work for a brewry and ill tell you what sine the collapse of 2008 til now our beer sales have went up 800% its crazy people are losing there homes but have money to buy booze dude im getting like 50+ hours a week thats how much people been drinking its nuts.
DrLeroyGreen (8 years ago)
@oblio1000 that was my point.
BlackStarPower911 (8 years ago)
This guy is a Schmuck.
jstutz2003 (8 years ago)
@BuZd187 So what do they do when their 6 months of benefits are up?
sooper2dooper3 (8 years ago)
I've been unemployed for years and a drug addict too and all of my friends are too. It's a great lifestyle. The government pays me money and I use it on drugs. Everybody should quit their jobs and be unemployed like me. Work is for suckers!!!
madmoddersparkler (8 years ago)
@666brainiac During the great depression today's republicans would have been skinned alive in town squares all over this country.
T Frye (8 years ago)
This totally differs from whee ya at im in southwest detroit and more than 80% of the people collectin unemployment work "under the table" or are truely just lazy and honestly are doing exactly as assumed but like i said this city is only a minority of the larger pop. that is on unemployment.Also I work 2 jobs and as much as possible and make 15.5 a year supporting a family of 4 soon to be 5
T Frye (8 years ago)
This totally differs from whee ya at im in southwest detroit and more than 80% of the people collectin unemployment work "under the table" or are truely just lazy and honestly are doing exactly as assumed but like i said this city is only a minority of the larger pop. that is on unemployment.
sc0pl355 (8 years ago)
@pestolence "I hate all drunks" Same here
sc0pl355 (8 years ago)
@pestolence "the unemployed that are on unemployment " I see.
sc0pl355 (8 years ago)
@TheRatzBand Well, I'm sorry. Nobody's been fired more than that guy.
blasphimus (8 years ago)
@jonny5662 "If people learn how to save their money and rely on themselves a bit more, they wouldnt be so dependent on the government." Well that's a problem if you work and don't make enough to save it all. Because "luxury items" like having teeth and health care come at a high price.
sc0pl355 (8 years ago)
@TheRatzBand "And I've lost my job more times than" George Jetson... Is that you?
sc0pl355 (8 years ago)
@pestolence "The umemployed should get the money they work for ya know. " Don't you mean the employed? Also, drug users are believed to be poor workers and a property-loss risk. That's why they are tested.
JediMasterRick2 (8 years ago)
@TheRatzBand So your a lazy drug addict like the rest of us then.
Hopeful71 (8 years ago)
@pestolence The stats do exist and they have a rather large window but they are hardly unknown. Worst case scenario you are looking at 10% who have ANY involvement with hard drugs. You can't gather statistics looking around you; your sample is skewed. Plenty of hard working people get caught in bad economic times and to leave them hanging because you don't want to enable a minority of recipients who 'abuse' the system is unconscionable.
JediMasterRick2 (8 years ago)
@TheRatzBand I hope you lose your job so you can join the rest of us lazy drug addicts. It's easy to say things like that when you have a job. Just remember your company can go out of business too. I pray it does loser.
ooMONKEYoo (8 years ago)
@MrSlipknotfreak123 Not if they have PhDs
JediMasterRick2 (8 years ago)
@sc0pl355 I agree completely.
JediMasterRick2 (8 years ago)
@sadie0087777 Thanks I need all the help I can get.
Hopeful71 (8 years ago)
@pestolence "do know alot of ppl on unemployment in nc and ALOT Of them are on drugs" Curious...how much is "ALOT"? Do you have any statistics on the amount of "welfare queens" vs genuinely looking for a job people are out there? You speak "THE TRUTH," I just wonder how you arrived at it...
And they expect to win with that CRAPOLA? HAHAHAH GOP is full of KAKA!
UNLebanon (8 years ago)
@robinhoodOO7 No, I was citing colbert's satire for the purpose of adding to my original sarcastic comment. Sorry, I don't think the sarcasm was apparent in my original post. My bad.
sc0pl355 (8 years ago)
@JediMasterRick2 "I say the government should get the unemployment money from companies that outsource work and you should be able to collect until you get work." Well, they should tax the companies heavily and give them tax breaks when they hire unemployed americans. If you outsource, you get heavily taxed. Want to pay less tx? Hire some unemployed americans. Don't want to give the unemployed a job? Your heavy outsource taxes go toward supporting the same people you didn't want to hire.
BlueOceanBelow Lives (8 years ago)
@AllHeathens1 Of cooooooourse it was! :D
robinhoodOO7 (8 years ago)
@UNLebanon I think something is missing in reply, as it appears we're on the same page. You quoted Colbert stating: "Reality has a well known liberal bias." It appeared that you were using this to support a claim of an actual liberal bias. In which case you would have ignorantly missed the part where Colbert was using satire. Perhaps I misinterpreted what you were saying.
JediMasterRick2 (8 years ago)
I am a master machinist and I have been laid off since October 2008. I have applied for countless jobs and I can't get anything. Not even Walmart. I have worked for over 18 years and I can only collect for less than two years. I say the government should get the unemployment money from companies that outsource work and you should be able to collect until you get work. If not there's going to be a lot of people on welfare.
Wtfgames (8 years ago)
junkies are not eligble for unemplyoment, they steal to finace there drug habit
lizardgizard2002 (8 years ago)
@666brainiac AMEN!
cht232323 (8 years ago)
I <3 Maury Povich
DrLeroyGreen (8 years ago)
Many of the employed are lazy drug addicts.
UNLebanon (8 years ago)
@robinhoodOO7 Actually, independent studies have shown that Colbert Report and Daily show are more factually accurate than Fox News commentators. More to the point, the onus is on conservatives to prove that people on unemployment use the money for drugs. They are the ones who have to produce some peer-reviewed study or report to prove their claims. Oops, can't do it? Then shut the f*ck up, Republicans.
dlucas90 (8 years ago)
That is strange, I thought drug addicts were finacially supporting the CIA and Wall Street!
Sliverbane (8 years ago)
I quit a job that was toxic. My boss would come to work drunk - I faced discrimination, verbal abuse and was singled out all the time. I tried to get help from HR, but it was just a run around. So I quit! I was unemployed for 6 months... Unemployment saved my ass!! I got through it and kept searching until I found a job. I searched every day - drove around town looking for ANY work, lived off my savings. If I haven't had help I don't know what would have happened to me.
herpiethelovebug (8 years ago)
@ninvin21 Well, I don't think you understand the world, so that's why you have the view you do. It is because of the environment you are live in, that forms the person. Its government that causes these issues. Not just your gov, but all gov. I don't profess to know all, but I try to see as much as I can. In most of the world, if you are born poor, you stay poor. If you are born rich, you stay rich. Its not a good system for most of the people on the planet.
crashman6 (8 years ago)
@ninvin21 You only see what you want to see. I am sure there are trashy Latinos; drop the full-blown racist crap, learn how to spell and maybe I will take you seriously. There is trash in every race, creed and culture. You just sound like a spoiled middle-aged white guy that can't stand the fact his time as the majority is growing shorter. Have a nice life skid-mark.
ooMONKEYoo (8 years ago)
@thewilson15 W.e you say. I've never seen that. The thing I have seen is people using their church tax exemption to buy snack foods.
JonnyNice (8 years ago)
@rpierre777 I never said that. I just don't think the government should pay for people to buy drugs. (I'm not talking about medicinal drugs of course) I personally wouldn't make a problem out of getting tested on drugs in order to get free money... I'm far from concervative btw, so I'm not saying this because I'm biased, just personal conviction.
ooMONKEYoo (8 years ago)
@thewilson15 They only give you like $100 worth of stamps every few weeks. Gunna buy salmon every night with that?
ooMONKEYoo (8 years ago)
@MrSlipknotfreak123 I have several friends with PhDs who USED to be teachers...now they all have jobs making $8.something an hour. PhDs man.
GeezerGamez (8 years ago)
@Secretofthesauce I have worked my ass off for 29 years and I have $14.00 in the bank. Can't work for $7.25?????????? That is the wage that has got me in the poorhouse. Last year I made $9,700 and spent $5,400 on rent. I can't afford car insurance,health insurance, renters insurance,cable, air conditioning,etc. If I could save $5,000, I would move to Canada in a fucking heartbeat!
GeezerGamez (8 years ago)
@hikonejo You are fucking kidding right?Right? There are jobs out there but they are few and far in between. We had an opening at a turf company and 400 applicants for a $9.00 per hour job. What are the other 399 people supposed to do? The AVERAGE number of resumes to get ONE face to face interview is 250! My brother sent out over 500 resumes in one week and never got a response. I love how you people make everything sound so simple. Don't have a job? Just get one.
sarge727 (8 years ago)
@thewilson15 Well, consider that junk food is considerably cheaper than produce and meats. You can buy more, which in turn lasts longer and wont spoil as quickly. Although its not nearly as good for you, im sure they were thinking along those same lines.
Drg0nzo1 (8 years ago)
"we aren't creating new...we ARE creating new jobs..." fail
aarondavid826 (8 years ago)
@MrKindofAwesome right, just like alcohol usually has nothing to do with alcoholism. FAIL
aarondavid826 (8 years ago)
@borisgoodenough1988 the further away from ideology the better
blunty gagnon (8 years ago)
@borisgoodenough1988 The government drains money from the economy in a myriad of ways, for example the $1.9 trillion dollars in compliance costs for small businesses. This costs jobs. So if we had libertarians in charge there would be many more jobs.
blunty gagnon (8 years ago)
Unemployed never watch Maury Povich - they watch Jerry Springer and ask their fellow denizens in the trailer park if they have any beer left.
yesthenno22 (8 years ago)
Daddy couldn't afford you a tie?
Traveler2112 (8 years ago)
Cenk has lost some weight. O_o
sc0pl355 (8 years ago)
@ninvin21 "How do you know they weren't Mexican's " What do I care about that? My yard seriously needed work done. It's an acre of land that needed trees and bushes removed as well as some other work done. I don't give a fuck if they were from outer space as long as it gets done. "Maybe you should of called INS" And not get my yard quickly taken care of for a decent price, while attempting to fuck up the business dealings of a fellow red-blooded american businessman like a commie? Bad mojo.
sc0pl355 (8 years ago)
@worldsavy First off, I never said I was a millionare. Not even close. I've been working for myself since long before the collapse. A couple years ago, I did pick up a part-time job with Apple. But that job isn't for just anyone. I'd have to say that they have the best benefits package of any retailer I know of. Seriously, you'd be surprised who works there. Secondly, let me go ask some of the people that I KNOW FOR A FACT put in an application at Mcdonalds and still haven't gotten a call back?
sociopathicregret (8 years ago)
GOP: "How about we just shoot the drug addicts because they're useless and evil?" oh wait thats Rush Limbaugh
worldsavy (8 years ago)
@sc0pl355 Uhhh, right. Try applying to a McDonalds. Oh yea, if you happen to be a millionaire venture capitalist, leave that stuff off your resume. Let me know when they "reject" you. God you are dense.
worldsavy (8 years ago)
@Secretofthesauce Lol, dude I've been a liberal my whole life and I am honestly ashamed by "liberals" like you. People like you have thrown common sense out the window and are zealously defending fanatical fringes of our group. All I am saying is if you want a job, there's a job. Don't believe me? Then fucking apply to the Mcdonalds near me. Can't afford to move to a new state to work minimum wage? WTF? How entitled are you? $7.25/hr isnt good enough? Fuck you. Buy a bus ticket here. Crist.
mortalhellion (8 years ago)
I don't see the Friction idiot for this debate yet. Did he pass on? I hope so. That's an awful thing to say. And yet so funny.
robinhoodOO7 (8 years ago)
@UNLebanon And I leave it to someone as bright as yourself to assume Colbert is being brutally honest.....HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.
robinhoodOO7 (8 years ago)
@JusticeX17 But that's not the majority and leads to generalizations in assuming so.
mortalhellion (8 years ago)
It's the same awful assumption being made about Hispanics who think they are lazy which isn't simply true. Why do they assume that people taking food stamps are really "lazy." Again, this isn't true again. I'm assuming many Republicans are lazy about making their opinions on the poverty stricken. I have a job and I don't have health insurance. Does that make me lazy? According to Republicans, I am.
aquiace (8 years ago)
I know exactly why Republicans think this way. 500 characters isn't enough to explain why but I'll sum it up quickly so I can expedite them taking it out of context: Cutting UI = increasingly desperate families Increasingly desperate families = desperate for any money then creates cheap labor then creates higher profits then republicans can say "see? we got lots of jobs now. and profits have never been higher? Where's the coke and hookers?"
Mark Anthony 8K (8 years ago)
NO CENK, NO UPLOAD!

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