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    Quote Originally Posted by stjames1_53 View Post
    escalate free things and you'll have a system for moochers that will grow and become unmanageable. How are they going to pay for this? Raising state taxes or pass the bill to the rest of America?
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    And most of them grew up and became productive citizens!
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    He's probably right, it would probably reduce crime. Not saying it should be done on principal, but there is probably some truth to it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Strangelove View Post
    We survived the Hippies of the 60's with their "free stuff" free everything movement. We'll survive this!
    And most of them grew up and became productive citizens!
    really? Then how did we become one of the world's largest bank for all?
    Every damned one of your illegal buddies are holding their hand out. Better break out the extra wallet.
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