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Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee:
Change the Word ´Welfare´
to ´Transitional Living Fund´

Cybercast News Service, by Susan Jones

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/8/2014 1:57:46 PM

In a brief speech on the House floor Wednesday, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) hailed the war on poverty, endorsed government welfare programs, and said the "safety net has to be something for all of us." As part of her five-minute speech, she displayed a photo of people in a long line "who are possibly looking for work." Jackson-Lee said there´s no way to know which of those people "are near the edge of poverty or living in poverty simply because they cannot find work." "Maybe the word welfare should be changed to something of, ´a transitional living fund.´ For

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Oh puhleeze stop!! What is it with these insane stupid leftists that they always have to come up with some ridiculous, innocuous name that is always the complete opposite of what they are describing. I´m so sick of these idiots who are destroying us.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/8/2014 2:01:19 PM     (No. 9684499)

"Transitional" = Permanent.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: PapayaSF, 1/8/2014 2:02:02 PM     (No. 9684500)

Well, I like the word ´´transitional.´´ Someone should ask her for a hard number to define it.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: droopydog, 1/8/2014 2:02:13 PM     (No. 9684501)

How about "multi-generational living fund"?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Keekng, 1/8/2014 2:02:47 PM     (No. 9684505)

Poor Texas but, I guess, SJL has to live somewhere.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: KingBubo, 1/8/2014 2:03:46 PM     (No. 9684506)

To elaborate on #1.

The problem is transitional has become generational. Most tax payers have no problem with assistance, but when assistance becomes dependancy, people have problems.

Look at unemployment insurance. It was well intended, but will it ever end?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter, 1/8/2014 2:04:30 PM     (No. 9684507)

Typical dem - lauding a failed program as being so successful that it needs to be stepped up, all while personally cashing in. And maybe those people in the long line were at the cell phone store.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 1/8/2014 2:05:30 PM     (No. 9684510)

The Village Idiot.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: dogbreath, 1/8/2014 2:07:13 PM     (No. 9684513)

Change democratic representative to "ongoing bozo fund."

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Reply 9 - Posted by: dipi, 1/8/2014 2:07:36 PM     (No. 9684515)

I could go with transitional; what about Transitional Parasite Loot.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Penney, 1/8/2014 2:07:48 PM     (No. 9684518)

How about ´Benevolences supplied by American Taxpayers,´ or, ´Charity supplied by American Taxpayers?´

(...Of course, ´theft,´ is always a possibility when dem pols are in charge. It´s what they do. they never review the negative results of their obviously disastrous socialist policies. -Check out the dem pols´ past 55 year failures across the once thriving fabric of America!!! More´s the pity. ...sigh)

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Reply 11 - Posted by: lydwho, 1/8/2014 2:08:18 PM     (No. 9684520)

OK Sheila, seeing that your overpaid for your stupidity, I suggest that you give 50% of your salary to a fund to compensate these poor dears who are to lazy to go out and accept a job advertised in the store window at your favorite mall!!!!!!

Art

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Reply 12 - Posted by: jt26, 1/8/2014 2:08:49 PM     (No. 9684522)

This woman is a horse´s ass.
In fact she is such a dunderhead it would be insulting to horses everywhere to have their asses compared to her.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: wsdiego, 1/8/2014 2:09:02 PM     (No. 9684523)

Oh yeah! That will fix it! lib solution, Defuse!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Daylily, 1/8/2014 2:10:58 PM     (No. 9684529)

Sorry Sheila, but the words ´welfare´ and ´food stamps´ work just fine for me. And why is it people keep electing you??

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Reply 15 - Posted by: Time4AR2, 1/8/2014 2:12:01 PM     (No. 9684531)

What?

´Transitional Living Fraud´ ?

OK

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Reply 16 - Posted by: lylacat, 1/8/2014 2:14:20 PM     (No. 9684534)

What is wrong with these people? We have generations of people on welfare; they produce many children in our hospitals for free; they all have huge tv´s; they all several free phones; they have time to roam the streets and knock people out for fun; they have free money to buy concert tickets and cd´s, and they get free food and housing. How about giving them less and getting them jobs?

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Blizzard, 1/8/2014 2:14:35 PM     (No. 9684535)

Hey Sheila... how about we change the term Liberal Democrat to Marxist Totalitarian while we´re at it?! Another idiot that needs to assume room temp pronto.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Mildred, 1/8/2014 2:15:29 PM     (No. 9684536)

Agree completely #11 but I would go further. Every liberal/democrat/progressive should be required to either have a ´welfare´ family (multiple generations)live with them or provide full housing, food, phone, HDTV, movies, clothing, Cadillac, etc. for their full life time. Might change the equation a bit, dontcha think?

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Reply 19 - Posted by: bad-hair, 1/8/2014 2:17:18 PM     (No. 9684540)

#14 ... Because most of the people in her district are living transitionally

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Reply 20 - Posted by: earlybird, 1/8/2014 2:17:20 PM     (No. 9684541)

OK. Transitional implies movement - from one place to another.

Problem is that Lee and Obama and the Dems believe it means from loss of work or absence of work to grave. Or from birth to grave?

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Bevan, 1/8/2014 2:19:10 PM     (No. 9684543)

The voices change, but the breath is the same.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Observer177, 1/8/2014 2:19:23 PM     (No. 9684544)

I´m sure she would do quite well in, say, Venezuela. In fact, lets start a fund to send here there.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: Newtsche, 1/8/2014 2:25:34 PM     (No. 9684557)

Sure and let´s change "queen" to "superhero".


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Reply 24 - Posted by: Namma, 1/8/2014 2:25:43 PM     (No. 9684558)

how about just change it to "give me fund"
oh and we can change liberal progressive democrat to..stinkin commie...

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Tanker76, 1/8/2014 2:26:44 PM     (No. 9684559)

Wonder if she´s still waiting for the Mars Rover to swing on by the flag our astronauts planted ????????

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Reply 26 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 1/8/2014 2:31:35 PM     (No. 9684564)

So, I guess we should we also change the term "Welfare Queen" to "Transitional Living Royal Fundee."


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Reply 27 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 1/8/2014 2:31:40 PM     (No. 9684565)

Transitional meaning one generation gets welfare until their children grow up enough to get welfare for their children?

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Mr. Hanky, 1/8/2014 2:32:39 PM     (No. 9684566)

She-Jack is an idiot.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: TruthAndJustice, 1/8/2014 2:35:14 PM     (No. 9684569)

Change DEMOCRAT to COMMUNST...

......as that is what everyone in the Black Caucus and Union led Democrats is...treasonous, greedy, seditious Communists.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: losgatos, 1/8/2014 2:37:01 PM     (No. 9684572)

I´ll start calling it transitional when it is.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: woofwoofwoof, 1/8/2014 2:37:27 PM     (No. 9684574)

"Reparations"

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Reply 32 - Posted by: TarAndFeathers, 1/8/2014 2:39:59 PM     (No. 9684580)

Beginning with FDR, "welfare" has really been payment for votes. Simple bribery.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: KTWO, 1/8/2014 2:41:03 PM     (No. 9684583)

Why ´replace´? Instead ´erase´ as Orwell told us.

e.g. erase forever the word ´poverty´.

Then, having made ´The War On Poverty´ meaningless, we can continue and solve related problems in the same manner.

There would be no more ´starvation´ or ´hunger´.

Isn´t it pretty to think so?




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Reply 34 - Posted by: tennman, 1/8/2014 2:46:34 PM     (No. 9684591)

There´s some in their 4th generation of "Transition". Got an answer for that one Ms Lee?

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Reply 35 - Posted by: mickturn, 1/8/2014 2:55:10 PM     (No. 9684610)

Fine Witch, we´ll do just that.

The ´transitional living fund´ is good for 3 months as you tranmorgify from "Taker" to "Maker". If you fail you starve.

Problem solved!

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Reply 36 - Posted by: larryk, 1/8/2014 2:55:25 PM     (No. 9684612)

Does she really know the definition of the word transitional? It doesn´t sound like a word within the realm of her vocabulary.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: MERLIN251, 1/8/2014 3:04:30 PM     (No. 9684637)

Right, and change the term drug dealer to unlicensed pharmacist!!!

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Reply 38 - Posted by: msliberty1937, 1/8/2014 3:15:14 PM     (No. 9684653)

Growing up in somewhat depressed SW Pennsylvania in the 50´s everyone around us was what is called today the ´working poor´. Apparently, my dad must have made a couple bucks more than our neighbor because they qualified for "relief" and we didn´t.

Every two weeks they went somewhere to pick up boxes of food to help them out. But none of them liked the free cheese so gave it to us. We kids loved it and looked forward to receiving what we called "relief cheese."

Funny....none of us ever felt poor or deprived or looked down on anybody else.

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Reply 39 - Posted by: JimS, 1/8/2014 3:17:00 PM     (No. 9684660)

If we´re going to change it, why not "Other People´s Money (OPM)?
That is what it is

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Reply 40 - Posted by: JAN, 1/8/2014 3:19:31 PM     (No. 9684667)

She is one of those congress creatures that needs spying on by the NSA.

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Reply 41 - Posted by: MMSGranny, 1/8/2014 3:30:40 PM     (No. 9684687)

So little time, so much stupidity. Anytime that woman opens her big mouth, I cringe. SheJack is an idiot. Everyone of her constituents are idiots, but I digress. Since we have becone the world of wrong is right and no one can identify what the meaning of is is...how can you call something "transitional" that has become PERMANENT. Nevermind!!

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Reply 42 - Posted by: Hard Nard, 1/8/2014 3:44:35 PM     (No. 9684708)

There needs to be a serious, strong effort to make SJL an ex-Rep.



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Reply 43 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel, 1/8/2014 3:48:26 PM     (No. 9684716)

"Transitional"? For too many, it´s become a permanent living fund.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: 4Justice, 1/8/2014 3:53:54 PM     (No. 9684721)

That would be great if it really WERE transitional...but using Orwellian commie double-speak will not change what the animal is. Welfare is not a bad word in itself. It is only the program which has proven to be a Democrat, Big Government handout in exchange for votes (and keeping people down and in perpetual poverty) scheme.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: BocaLaura, 1/8/2014 6:29:37 PM     (No. 9684934)

Once again Lee confirms that IQ´s can be negative numbers.

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Reply 46 - Posted by: franq, 1/8/2014 7:04:22 PM     (No. 9685008)

There is no such thing as temporary in government speak. Re-brand it, play antics with semantics all you want. It still means the same...paying people not to work.

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About six in ten American voters think Barack Obama lies to the country on important matters some or most of the time, according to a Fox News poll released Wednesday. Thirty-seven percent think Obama lies “most of the time,” while another 24 percent say he lies “some of the time.” Twenty percent of voters say “only now and then” and 15 percent “never.” Click here for the poll results. President Obama has been accused by political opponents and media fact-checkers alike of telling falsehoods. Frequently cited: His repeated claim that under Obamacare “If you like your plan, you can keep

Rev. Al Sharpton’s Easter message:
Politically ‘crucified’ Obama has risen again

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Washington Times, by Jessica Chasmar    Original Article
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With Easter soon approaching, the Rev. Al Sharpton on Wednesday drew parallels between the resurrection of Jesus Christ and the resurrection of President Obama’s political career. Joining the “Tom Joyner Morning Show,” Mr. Sharpton said that his message for this Easter is that “no matter what the world may do to you unfairly, no matter how you’re crucified — nailed to the cross at home, or in your personal relationships, or on the job — that you can rise if you don’t lose yourself during the hard times and the challenges.” The reverend went on to say that Christ endured so much humiliation and unearned suffering leading up to his death,

Wendy Davis will undergo neck surgery
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Star-Telegram [Fort Worth TX], by Anna M. Tinsley    Original Article
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FORT WORTH — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis will undergo neck surgery today, her campaign said Tuesday. “After experiencing shoulder and right arm pain in recent weeks, Sen. Davis will have a routine surgical procedure to remove bone spurs and degenerative discs that are creating compression on the nerves in her neck,” campaign spokesman Zac Petkanas said in a statement Tuesday. “This is a common issue experienced by runners and endurance athletes,” he said. Davis, of Fort Worth, will undergo the outpatient surgery at the Fort Worth Brain and Spine Institute. Dr. Thomas Ellis will perform the

Obama administration gives Detroit
$100 million for ´blight removal´

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American Thinker, by Rick Moran    Original Article
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The cash infusion by the federal government is actually going to help the city pay pensions, even though they´re playing a kind of shell game with the money. As for "blight removal," perhaps they could start with city hall. Reuters: Michigan officials and President Barack Obama´s Administration are discussing a plan to free up $100 million in federal money to aid Detroit´s retired city workers, the Detroit Free Press reported on Tuesday. Citing two people familiar with the talks, the newspaper said the talks were centered around federal money flowing to Michigan for blight removal. Under the plan, $100 million

Michael Bloomberg: ´I Have Earned
My Place in Heaven´

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The Weekly Standard, by Daniel Halper    Original Article
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Former New York City mayor is pledging to spend $50 million this year to push gun control, the New York Times reports. For this and other deeds (such as taking on obesity and smoking), Bloomberg believes he´s going to heaven. “I am telling you if there is a God, when I get to heaven I’m not stopping to be interviewed. I am heading straight in. I have earned my place in heaven. It’s not even close,” Bloomberg told the Times.

Climate change causing fish to
lose their minds, researchers say

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Washington Times, by Cheryl K. Chumley    Original Article
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Climate change’s latest casualty appears to be fish — or more specifically, fish brains — as researchers say the carbon dioxide that’s being absorbed into the ocean is causing the scaly creatures to lose their survival instincts. In other words, the fish are losing their minds, The Daily Mail reported. The acid from atmospheric carbon dioxide seeps into sea waters, dissolves and ultimately lowers the pH balance, researchers said. The acidic waters then hamper the fishes’ sensory systems, so they’re not able to distinguish between smells any longer, the scientists went on. When the acid levels get really high, the fish lose their


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