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I am SO sick of peoples attitude towards people who claim any type of benefit.

Discussion in 'Benefits' started by captainpixie, Jan 14, 2014.

  1. paul-1976

    paul-1976 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Communism anyone? :woot::woot::woot:
     
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  2. Alanp35

    Alanp35 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Why bother with any one of the 3 main parties? They are all of an ilk and only a fag paper between the whole lot. Write to your local town hall/ civic centre to register for postal vote and next time you wish to use your vote why not try voting for an independent candidate for your local council ? And consider how best, for you, to use your vote in a General Election.



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  3. desidiabulum

    desidiabulum · Well-Known Member

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    What makes you think they didn't get in last time??
     
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  4. Mud Island Dweller

    Mud Island Dweller Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Cause the monster raving looneys were sane none of the rest are :)) :p
     
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  5. paul-1976

    paul-1976 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I did like the part of their manifesto which suggested towing the British isles 500 miles south for a better climate!:)
     
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    2christine Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    have you read the book MAXED OUT it really worries me for the future of my grandkids.
     
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    tizzy · Well-Known Member

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    I was told I was a communist whilst at school because I couldn't understand why rich people did not share their money with poor people it seemed so simple to me then
     
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  8. paul-1976

    paul-1976 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    It seemed simple to me too as a kid until I read Orwells Animal farm and it kinda shed a new light on things...Kinda reminds me of David camerons "We're all in it together.." and a while later someone writing on the sign to add..."But some are more in it than others"
     
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  9. CollieBoy

    CollieBoy Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Capitalism is mans exploitation of man. Socialism is the other way around!
    Or at least that's how it works out here
     
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  10. rinfrance

    rinfrance Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi, I was on benefits after being burnt in a Car fire and was told, whilst in bandages, suffering from ptss by one of the hitlerian, geriatric security staff that they "are fed up with malingerers like me" at which point I had a breakdown. Roll forward one year plus. I went on a staff recruitment thing for the ...DWP on computers etc. Half way through I was called out and the lady said face it mr you are unemployable.
    The next time I was asked to attend the centre I told them if their security was there then they had better start running as they had put my recovery according to doctors, back about 2 years! I could still pack a god punch.
    However, I get pxxxxd seeing lazy gits doing frig all and on the dole. Deliberately getting the sack from jobs, with over 3 children saying we cannot live on the amount we get. There ARE people who need assistance, however there are many many that are just on a gravy run.
    I am now retired, however, if the DWP employed people like me to "sniff out" the lazy gits we would have less on the dole etc. Why, because we KNOW the situation. We KNOW who can work doing something full time. We do not NEED to be told. Most genuine people would actually love to be doing something. The lazy gits come out with excuses etc. Certainly there should be no child allowance for family's that increase if on the dole, nor an increased house size. They also should be given script not money, and also not be allowed to smoke. Make smoking or for that matter having drugs on them an immediate benefits suspension for a year.
    I realise that these things need tweaking, however just ask a genuine disabled person, or should I say a person with some disabilities.
    Scroungers I hope that you rot in hell, to the genuine disabled persons, I have compassion and know exactly where you are coming from.
    Just a thought though, possibly the scroungers DO have a disability... they have had, or bear the signs of a full lobotomy.
     
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    rinfrance Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I am seriously concerned that your academic qualifications in reading and the writing of the English language may not only be holding you back, but precluding you from any action. Certainly as a/ a former person with disabilities requiring a pension, and that of being an employer before that, I would not be predisposed to employ you. Possibly incorrectly, I would see your inability to handle simple instructions as being restricted by your total inability to correctly format a piece of prose.
    Having been a diabetic for 13 years, suffering from disabilities for even longer, been a boss, taught, I believe that I can sort one out from another.
     
  12. rinfrance

    rinfrance Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Just a wee thought, was not it the ex train workers union party (labour) that frigged up the system, is not it the current although far from perfect party that have dug us out. We need to definitely look at the system, and also this spare room thing, but do realise it only applies to them that pay nothing and put nothing in. That may sound hard. However to me a better bet would weekly blood test. Any drugs in their body means they are getting too much money so stop their benefits for say until they are clear of drugs. Also pay them in script, this to be used for food fuel etc. NOT cigarettes, alcohol and the like. I ran a business for years, had a serious accident, was taken the pxxs out of by by the waffen SS sorry DHSS, If a person has problems, they should be helped, if they are taking the proverbial, then they have to pay.
     
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  13. rinfrance

    rinfrance Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi I am dyslexic and find it a great bit of kit, do not get me wrong, I still sometimes get brake for break and vice versa however reading the thing through after helps no end. Anyway, there is absolutely no excuse for no capitals, and totally incorrectly spelt words. The above prose was not the work of someone with dyslexia, but ... well I need not say it, however employ them I would not!
     
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    Actually 1% of £160 million is £1.6 million which is exactly the same amount that the government pay ATOS to reduce the benefits bill. So where is the saving? All these reassessments do is to cause unbelievable stress to those who are most at risk in our so called society.
    http://welfarenewsservice.com/atos-contracts-cost-taxpayers-nearly-1-6-billion/

    The reality is that the number of benefit fraudsters is very very small indeed but its always easiest to go after the easy targets rather than the millionaires who pay nothing in tax on the millions they earn in the UK year in year out. Smoke and mirrors....

    Benefit reassessment was first introduced by Labour before the last election and carried forward by the Tories so the fact is there is little to distinguish the two parties today they are equally as ineffective and inefficient as each other when it comes to government, collecting taxes and distributing of benefits to those who need them.

    http://news.sky.com/story/1156124/fit-to-work-benefits-test-unfit-for-purpose
     
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  15. Mud Island Dweller

    Mud Island Dweller Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Rin your tirade against Pixie tells me that you are a very ignorant person who prejudges people on a very shallow set of self values.
    l very much doubt that even if offered a job with you Pixie would accept and if she did wouldn't stay with you for long. If someone is trying to better themselves then they should be applauded or helped and criticism directed with helpful advice. Not judged as being unworthy of any part in the human race. Though if you are a specimen of the human race, l am happy belonging to the sub species that Pixie belongs to.

    Many regards
    MID (sub species of the human race)
     
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  16. rinfrance

    rinfrance Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Question, how does the failure of spell checker come across with little letters at the beginning of a sentence.
    If one does not use the very easy facility of red underlined right click for options then do not be too surprised if you are not asked to put trolleys away for Tesco. The probability is you will mix up types.
    Habit is the key, drive all over the road, and you will do it on your test, failing to do it right means you will more than likely continue with your mistakes.
     
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    paul-1976 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    mo1905 Type 1 · BANNED

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    Think it's £1.6 Billion. A pretty penny. ATOS are a complete waste of space. Had dealings with them and farcical.


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  19. catherinecherub

    catherinecherub · Guest

    I think that some of the recent posts on here show that we need a dislike button.

    Anyone heard of superiority complex?

    Pixie,

    Don't be deterred, you are welcome here and your spelling, format and punctuation does not matter. We know what you mean and we will support you.
     
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    Andy12345 Type 2 · Expert

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    i have to agree with MID i have re read what you said a few times and was trying to find a way of reading it as constructive criticism but it just seems like an attack to be honest (i hope I'm wrong) as you can see i don't use capitals and my letter i is always small lol but if you don't like it done like this i couldn't care aless lol, I'm very uneducated more due to my laziness I'm sure, so i have no intention of spending extra effort on grammar because it is effort for me, i tried for a while and spent longer going through my posts correcting the grammar than writing it in the first place, anyway thats my two penneth :) in conclusion @rinfrance BOOOOOOO!
     
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