I'm starting to believe we have finally tipped scales. Seems like everyone today wants something for free? I remember joining the Marine Corps. 17 yrs ago and the Marine Recruiter asking one simple question, "why should I allow you to join the Corps?" I was shocked but hooked! Simply said I would have to work hard to EARN something! Has it changed now where more rather than less don't want to earn it anymore?

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Finally? What are you talking about? We've BEEN for 30 years.It's just now coming to fruition for the left is all. 

LOL, I agree Michael, well, I try to keep it real everyday for 3 young boys and let my girls know what a real man is! Keep the flame alive!

Strange.  I consider the Corps easier than anything I'd done prior.

Doesn't it feed you, provide a roof over your head, and give you free healthcare? 

Now days it's actually written into the contract to take the money directly out of your paycheck for all those things.  And Navy medicine still sucks.

Yes, it's the perfect communist society. From each according to his ability, to each according to his need.

Damn reds.

Like a class of guardians watching over the city...

I don't know.  I think we'd need a survey.

I do know that USDA has been working to make this happen with the SNAP ("Food Stamps") program:  to break down the resistance of some groups (in particular, Hispanic men) to getting something without earning it.  They also want to move over to using cards, rather than stamps, as a way of erasing the stigma of taking charity.  I saw online the PDF they have so that you can promote the idea of taking Food Stamps even if you own property and are employed.

This may be simple self-interest.  The more people take Food Stamps, the more secure the jobs of those distributing Food Stamps becomes.

My impression is that in the UK, the process is more advanced, and getting something for nothing, as it's called, is popular enough to be without shame.

Yes. As a 20 year old wanting to achieve all now, I constantly have to remind myself of this every time I reach the point of failure. Why should we just want to make everyone go home happy instead of making people work for things, put in the effort, and realize what it takes? It seems in bits and pieces and that there are those that are trying to toughen up, but not as a whole.

I've been trying to become soft for a while. This cold weather is hell on my skin and no moisturizers seem to work...

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