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  1. #1 Milton Freidman Owns Spolied Stanford Lefties 
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    Just to show you that liberalism on college campuses isn't anything new, here is a part of a Q&A Milt Friedman did at Stanford University in 1978. This little spoiled idealist, condescendingly, asks the brilliant Friedman "How free are the poor, how free are the unemployed, how free are the people who are disadvantaged? What is government's role?" Friedman proceeds to tear him and everyone else a new one. Pay attention to when some moron yells out "Have you ever been poor?" Friedman shuts him right up. Here is the vid:

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    Milton is teh awsum!
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    Much of what he has said here has been disproved by modern study - welfare recipients and their children, for instance, tend to be better off economically overall, than those who never take advantage of the program. So its quite the opposite of a 'poverty engine'.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wilbur View Post
    Much of what he has said here has been disproved by modern study - welfare recipients and their children, for instance, tend to be better off economically overall, than those who never take advantage of the program. So its quite the opposite of a 'poverty engine'.
    You are so naive it's sad. It really is.
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    Quote Originally Posted by NJCardFan View Post
    You are so naive it's sad. It really is.
    Its hard to let go of a dogma, I know - but an honest person has to do it here . Friedman was wrong.
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    Fixed your thread title, NJCardFan.
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    God I wish that man was still with us today. :(
    "The efforts of the government alone will never be enough. In the end the people must choose and the people must help themselves" ~ JFK; from his famous inauguration speech (What Democrats sounded like before today's neo-Liberals hijacked that party)
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    Quote Originally Posted by wilbur View Post
    Its hard to let go of a dogma, I know - but an honest person has to do it here . Friedman was wrong.

    You are deranged. EVERYTHING that man predicted would be the result of growing government happened EXACTLY as he predicted it would. Snap out of it, meathead.
    "The efforts of the government alone will never be enough. In the end the people must choose and the people must help themselves" ~ JFK; from his famous inauguration speech (What Democrats sounded like before today's neo-Liberals hijacked that party)
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    Quote Originally Posted by wilbur View Post
    Its hard to let go of a dogma, I know - but an honest person has to do it here . Friedman was wrong.
    Oh yes! You are such an HONEST MAN, so honest you provided the.....ummm.....uhhhh....


    Where's the link to your "proof"?
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    Quote Originally Posted by wilbur View Post
    Much of what he has said here has been disproved by modern study - welfare recipients and their children, for instance, tend to be better off economically overall, than those who never take advantage of the program. So its quite the opposite of a 'poverty engine'.

    There is so much ignorance in this statement that I do not know where to begin.

    Taken strictly as stated, perhaps - (although I would like to see the studies as I suspect they are poorly constructed -as they run contrary to just about every single respected study out there), but it ignores so much and the implication you are trying to make is just a load of hogwash.

    Milton was 100% correct in every single statement he made.
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