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troung
13 Aug 13,, 01:11
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQaJ8n3R3lY

Classy guy.

cyppok
13 Aug 13,, 11:01
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQaJ8n3R3lY

Classy guy.

if its more economic not to work and get benefits some people will do so.

just like welfare recepients will do certain things to keep/boost their benefits so will others.

economic incentives matter.

You also have to figure the other side of the coin here. Imagine not having food and entertainment for those young men 18-39. With no work that pays wages that can sustain you there is only one way out, rebel and take power as in the days of old...

The gov't is just insuring itself by feeding the plebeians and making bread and circuses.

Tronic
14 Aug 13,, 03:18
This guy is clearly an idiot for doing what he does, and than, boasting about it on tv.. But, the way his life has been presented is far too chill and doesn't seem accurate to me. How many of us can survive even a week on $200? A month is a longshot.. He has no fixed address; shifts between his girlfriends, friends, and parents house.. and is financially helped by friends.. I'm not fully buying this.. How many people would put up with this leech?

I notice he's shown buying sushi and lobster, while the reporter asks him if this is what he usually gets, and he answers in the affirmative. Again, on $200 a month? Yeh right... This leech is putting on a show for the camera...

desertswo
14 Aug 13,, 03:34
This guy is clearly an idiot for doing what he does, and than, boasting about it on tv.. But, the way his life has been presented is far too chill and doesn't seem accurate to me. How many of us can survive even a week on $200? A month is a longshot.. He has no fixed address; shifts between his girlfriends, friends, and parents house.. and is financially helped by friends.. I'm not fully buying this.. How many people would put up with this leech?

I notice he's shown buying sushi and lobster, while the reporter asks him if this is what he usually gets, and he answers in the affirmative. Again, on $200 a month? Yeh right... This leech is putting on a show for the camera...

He's never met me.

Triple C
14 Aug 13,, 08:35
Not a far way between being bum enough to living off foods stamps for two years and helping sleaze ball journalist to a fast story for a meal.

desertswo
14 Aug 13,, 14:59
Not a far way between being bum enough to living off foods stamps for two years and helping sleaze ball journalist to a fast story for a meal.

I was born and raised in San Diego County, about 20 miles from La Jolla where this jerk is hanging out. I was also a denizen of the beach, often rising before dawn to hit the surf in full wet suit before school. Trust me, I know the culture this guy is operating in. He comes from money; it's written all over him, and I suspect he grew up not too far from the spots he's shown frequenting. If there was a way to do it, I'd sue his freaking parents for malpractice.

gunnut
15 Aug 13,, 21:20
Sounds reasonable. Rich parents, inheritence, but no current asset under his name, apply for food stamp, live off tax dollars. When the time comes, he takes over his parents' assets/funds/investments and puts on a suit. If there's free money, why not take advantage of it?

Tronic
15 Aug 13,, 23:21
I guess that also makes sense. In that case, the prick is defrauding the government.

gunnut
15 Aug 13,, 23:41
I guess that also makes sense. In that case, the prick is defrauding the government.

It's not defrauding if it's legal...:)

Zinja
16 Aug 13,, 20:29
It's not defrauding if it's legal...:)

:insane:

YellowFever
16 Aug 13,, 21:35
Gentlemen, I have read through this thread and I am dismayed.

For every one individual like this, there are thousands of children that are starving and going to bed hungry.

Obviously your hearts do not bleed enough to overlook this one incident of fraud.

Please adjust your attitudes accordingly.

FJV
16 Aug 13,, 22:24
Standard media tactic.

Show 1 case of abuse out of 10000 and undermine support for social programs supporting the poor.

-For the USA, their citizens run their country the way they want. Not my problem

- For Europe abandoning social welfare, which is a large cause for defeating hard core communism in Europe, is a bad idea.
Without a welfare system in place all kinds of extreme totalitarian ideologies will resurface.

desertswo
17 Aug 13,, 01:08
Gentlemen, I have read through this thread and I am dismayed.

For every one individual like this, there are thousands of children that are starving and going to bed hungry.

Obviously your hearts do not bleed enough to overlook this one incident of fraud.

Please adjust your attitudes accordingly.

My heart bleeds for my children who, being not quite Hispanic enough (even though their mother is), and not quite disadvantaged enough (even though we are living solely on my military retirement pay due to health issues that preclude my working, and no, I don't get Social Security disability, because I'm just not disabled enough), and not quite this or that, so that they (and I) are left holding the bag and paying full freight. I was born and raised in California; spent the first 13 of my 25 years in the Navy based there, paid income tax there for all those years, as well as capital gains when I sold two houses there, claimed California as my home of record for the entirety of my time in the Navy, shed blood for this country, etc., etc., etc. So my eldest daughter was also born in San Diego, and only moved out of the area because my military duty required that she come with us. She gets accepted at San Diego State University, one of only 13% of out of state students accepted at my alma mater, and we wanted her to attend there as I have all of my family in the area to act as a support group. So do you think I could catch a little break on in tuition being that I now live in Arizona, albeit not by choice? No freaking way. I paid $16K out of pocket, and yet Governor Brown ramrodded a bill through the California legislature allowing illegal alien students, and no, I'm not going to play a game of semantics and call them undocumented workers or some other such bullshit, to attend California state universities and colleges as California residents, thus getting a break in tuition. You tell me where my heart should bleed. People like me never get a break. We always pay full fare.

BTW, I've worked regularly at the St. Vincent de Paul Centers in both San Diego and Phoenix. I've painted school houses in the Philippines, and I and my crew put running water and electricity in a rural school house in Manta, Ecuador. I've carried starving, dehydrated Haitian and Vietnamese children aboard my ships for medical care, after they've been stranded at sea for weeks. In short, I don't need any lectures in altruism; I've done more than my share.

gunnut
17 Aug 13,, 02:30
So do you think I could catch a little break on in tuition being that I now live in Arizona, albeit not by choice? No freaking way. I paid $16K out of pocket, and yet Governor Brown ramrodded a bill through the California legislature allowing illegal alien students, and no, I'm not going to play a game of semantics and call them undocumented workers or some other such bullshit, to attend California state universities and colleges as California residents, thus getting a break in tuition.

Sir, I was wondering if anyone would try this: attend a CSU campus and refuse to show proof of residency, other than high school diploma from a CA high school. See if you can get in-state tuition. Tell them you're "undocumented" if you have to. I wonder what they'll say.

As far as I know, that's the criteria for illegals to get in-state tuition in California.

bigross86
17 Aug 13,, 21:01
My heart bleeds for my children who, being not quite Hispanic enough (even though their mother is), and not quite disadvantaged enough (even though we are living solely on my military retirement pay due to health issues that preclude my working, and no, I don't get Social Security disability, because I'm just not disabled enough), and not quite this or that, so that they (and I) are left holding the bag and paying full freight. I was born and raised in California; spent the first 13 of my 25 years in the Navy based there, paid income tax there for all those years, as well as capital gains when I sold two houses there, claimed California as my home of record for the entirety of my time in the Navy, shed blood for this country, etc., etc., etc. So my eldest daughter was also born in San Diego, and only moved out of the area because my military duty required that she come with us. She gets accepted at San Diego State University, one of only 13% of out of state students accepted at my alma mater, and we wanted her to attend there as I have all of my family in the area to act as a support group. So do you think I could catch a little break on in tuition being that I now live in Arizona, albeit not by choice? No freaking way. I paid $16K out of pocket, and yet Governor Brown ramrodded a bill through the California legislature allowing illegal alien students, and no, I'm not going to play a game of semantics and call them undocumented workers or some other such bullshit, to attend California state universities and colleges as California residents, thus getting a break in tuition. You tell me where my heart should bleed. People like me never get a break. We always pay full fare.

BTW, I've worked regularly at the St. Vincent de Paul Centers in both San Diego and Phoenix. I've painted school houses in the Philippines, and I and my crew put running water and electricity in a rural school house in Manta, Ecuador. I've carried starving, dehydrated Haitian and Vietnamese children aboard my ships for medical care, after they've been stranded at sea for weeks. In short, I don't need any lectures in altruism; I've done more than my share.

I'm fairly certain that Yellow was being facetious. You gotta get to know him....

YellowFever
17 Aug 13,, 21:12
Ayi, captain.....

I tend to have a weird sense of humor. :biggrin:

As far as the subject in the video clip, he should be keelhauled a dozen time or so in shark infested waters....

Mihais
17 Aug 13,, 22:02
- For Europe abandoning social welfare, which is a large cause for defeating hard core communism in Europe, is a bad idea.
Without a welfare system in place all kinds of extreme totalitarian ideologies will resurface.

Welfare will be the cause for extremism.Every medicine taken too much for too long turns into poison.

Heck,why am I speaking of the future?It's the present in Greece.
About the welfare receivers,my sympathy goes for the few genuine cases.For the rest,let's just say they were filling bars all day long,while suckers spent part of their summer hollidays helping at the family farm.There is always plenty of work to be done.
As it is,the beloved motherland takes 80% of my money,which is in fact the taxpayers money.While I have other sources of income that aren't anyone's bussiness,so I'm not starving,the point is every working person keeps way too many leeches alive.I see folks that have 3 children at my age :eek: I'm in fact sponsoring their brats,while I can't afford any right now.
Now,we were talking about extremism?

Doktor
18 Aug 13,, 04:44
Welfare will be the cause for extremism.Every medicine taken too much for too long turns into poison.
Or looses the intended effect.


Heck,why am I speaking of the future?It's the present in Greece.
You are looking at the problem from the opposite side. IMV, the problem there is/was not the welfare per se, but the social peace.


About the welfare receivers,my sympathy goes for the few genuine cases.For the rest,let's just say they were filling bars all day long,while suckers spent part of their summer hollidays helping at the family farm.There is always plenty of work to be done.
Come here and try to find a good place for coffee that ain't overcrowded. That's with official 30+% unemployment.


As it is,the beloved motherland takes 80% of my money,which is in fact the taxpayers money.While I have other sources of income that aren't anyone's bussiness,so I'm not starving,the point is every working person keeps way too many leeches alive.I see folks that have 3 children at my age :eek: I'm in fact sponsoring their brats,while I can't afford any right now.
Now,we were talking about extremism?
80%? :eek: Daytime robbery and you have guns. Not a good combo.

I am not following the fury about the other people kids. The state encourages more children in order to fight the white plague? If so, how come you can't afford even one?

I can't afford 3 kids simply because me or wife will have to leave the work in order to provide all the services they'd require. Sending to school, picking up, trainings, foreign languages, lunches, dinners, laundry... and then some parenting. The day is still 24 hours over here. That's all assuming we (or the gov :whome: ) can provide food, cloths, books, gadgets...

desertswo
18 Aug 13,, 06:34
Ayi, captain.....

I tend to have a weird sense of humor. :biggrin:

As far as the subject in the video clip, he should be keelhauled a dozen time or so in shark infested waters....

Sorry Yellow, I was a bit quick on the trigger, but clearly, free rides are not "free" and those who could use a break rarely get them. I'll keep your sense of humor in mind while reading your posts in the future. R/Mike

Mihais
18 Aug 13,, 07:39
Or looses the intended effect.

You are looking at the problem from the opposite side. IMV, the problem there is/was not the welfare per se, but the social peace.
Come here and try to find a good place for coffee that ain't overcrowded. That's with official 30+% unemployment.
80%? :eek: Daytime robbery and you have guns. Not a good combo.
I am not following the fury about the other people kids. The state encourages more children in order to fight the white plague? If so, how come you can't afford even one?

I can't afford 3 kids simply because me or wife will have to leave the work in order to provide all the services they'd require. Sending to school, picking up, trainings, foreign languages, lunches, dinners, laundry... and then some parenting. The day is still 24 hours over here. That's all assuming we (or the gov :whome: ) can provide food, cloths, books, gadgets...

Dok,if I add all the taxes,I get to the 80%.But they are cleverly disguised,so the average Joe,not a very bright economist and quite idiotic in many other respects doesn't see it that way.He just wonders why the damned entrepreneurs won't raise his pay :biggrin: The cleverness doesn't stops with that.The beloved motherland doesn't believes in computers.It needs plenty of bureaucrats to work this most complicated system.Which ''work'',but they produce nothing,although they waste a lot of your time.

The 3 kids is by my age.By yours they are 5 or 6.They belong to a beloved comunity,famous for its exoticism.The whole Europe has come to love them.Normal folks keep one or two.
So if anything like Egypt or Bulgaria comes,all the requests to me will have to follow proper procedures.''Sir,I understand it's an emergency,unlike the times we were trying to do some good,but you still need to sign this.And these forms for getting said wepons out in the streets,need to be properly filed.It's not my responsability to file them :biggrin::biggrin: etc...''

In short,we're a divided society.:mad:

And no,I'm not angry.Heck,I won't fail the psychological tests just for that.''Do you enjoy torturing animals? -YES/NO.NO,of course.I'd like to cause suffering to some people.:biggrin: