"Put me in charge . . .."

  • Posted on: 7 December 2012
  • By: Gene Balfour

Has anyone else seen this ???   It was sent to me today by an old friend .  I call it "PUT ME IN CHARGE" and its message can be summarized by the final quote: 

      "The problems we face today are there because the people who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a  living."

For me, this message  beautifully addresses the 'entitlement attitude' that seems so common today amongst the electorate and it does so in a very interesting and forthright manner - somewhat blunt, maybe, but still an appropriate message just the same. 

This was written by a British 21 yr old female who "gets it".  

It's her future she’s worried about and this is how she feels about the social welfare system that she’s being forced to live in!  

These solutions are just common sense in her opinion.

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Put me in charge . . ..

Put me in charge of benefit payments.  I'd get rid of cash payments and provide vouchers for 50kg bags of rice and beans, blocks of cheese, basic sanitary items and all the powdered milk you can use.  If you want  steak, burgers, takeaway and  junk food, then get a  job.

Put me in charge of the NHS. The first thing I'd do is to get women to have birth control implants.  Then, we'll test recipients for drugs, alcohol, and nicotine. If you want to reproduce, use drugs, drink alcohol or smoke, then get a job.

Put me in charge of local authority housing.  Ever live in military barracks?  You will maintain our property in a clean and good state of repair. Your "home" will be subject to inspections any time and possessions will be inventoried.  If you want  a plasma TV or Xbox 360, then get a job and your own place.

Put me in charge of compulsory job search. You will either search for employment each week, no matter what the job, or you will report for community work.  This may be clearing the roadways and open spaces of rubbish, painting and repairing public housing, whatever we find for you.  We will sell your 22 inch rims and low profile tires and your "dooff dooff" stereo and speakers and put that money toward the  “common good.” 

Before you write that I've violated someone's rights, realise that all of the above is voluntary. If you want our hard earned cash and housing assistance, accept our rules..  Before you say that this would be "demeaning" and ruin someones "self  esteem," consider that it wasn't that long ago that taking someone else's money for doing absolutely nothing was demeaning and lowered self esteem. 

If we are expected to pay for other people's mistakes we should at least attempt to make them learn from their bad choices.  The current system rewards those for continuing to make bad choices. 

AND - While  you are on benefit income you no longer have the right to VOTE! 

For you to vote would be a conflict of interest..... If you want to vote, then get a job. 

Makes sense to me!  "The problems we face today are there because the people who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a  living"