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Gene Scarborough wrote:Ed---
Your constant prodding is getting on my nerves, man!!!
The tree industry has it's dangers, but proper procedures keep it safe. The "most dangerous" part of it is out in the woods with monster machines or on steep hillsides. I don't even want to do that! Reasonable danger is acceptable---guaranteed death during the year to someone is another. My climber, who is in the most high-risk part, gets $30-50 an hour. I'll put the spikes on you and give you the same if you got the guts!
When you decide to be civil and discuss the real issue of overblown welfare, I will engage. Until then:
Gene Scarborough wrote:Sandy---
Thanks for some concrete figures to discuss on the concern over continuing wefare over temporary help.
Any time any society is supporting 1/4-2/3 of the populace through welfare, something is badly wrong!
The immediate problem is a busted economy:
* jobs shipped overseas in the production line area
* people who simply will not train for better jobs
* the total failure of the "trickle down" concept and separation of rich from poor in the last 4 years
(it is coming out on Romney today that he pays taxes as the same rate as a fireman despite being a millionaire)
We are in a mess / we continue in the same mess / not one dab of statesmanship seems to exist in government right now.
GOP Candidates in SC for the Jan. 21 Primary
Jan. 18. SANTORUM -- 10:45 a.m., "Faith, Family and Freedom" Town Hall at the Beacon Drive-In, 255 John B White, Sr. Blvd., Spartanburg; 12:45 p.m., Town Hall at the Capitol Theatre, 104 South Public Square, Laurens; 5 p.m., Town Hall at Summit Point Conference Center, 805 Spartan Blvd., Spartanburg; 8 p.m., Personhood USA Forum at the Hilton Hotel, 45 West Orchard Park Drive, Greenville.
Jan. 18. ROMNEY -- 11 a.m. at Andrews Field House on Wofford College campus, Spartanburg.
Jan. 18. GINGRICH -- Campaigning in Winnsboro, Columbia, North Augusta and 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Easley Town Hall Meeting, Jimmy's Restaurant, 5403 Calhoun Memorial Highway, Easley; also 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Personhood USA Presidential Prolife Forum, Hilton Hotel, 45 W. Orchard Park Drive, Greenville.
Jan. 18. PERRY -- Noon, Pizza Factory, 109 South Main St., Mauldin; 2 p.m., Bob Jones University, 1700 Wade Hampton Blvd., Greenville; 5:30 p.m., Southern Thyme, 219 Trade St., Greer.
Jan. 19. PERRY -- Campaigning in Charleston.
Jan. 19. SANTORUM -- Campaigning in Charleston; also 8 p.m., participating in the CNN Republican Presidential debate in Charleston.
Jan. 19. GINGRICH -- Campaigning in Bluffton, Beaufort, Walterboro and Charleston.
Jan. 20. GINGRICH -- Campaigning in Charleston and Hartsville.
Jan. 20. PERRY -- Campaigning in Lexington; also 4:30 p.m., Wade's Restaurant, 1000 N. Pine St. in Spartanburg.
Stephen Fox wrote:Or The Headline could be: From Adrian Rogers to Rick Santorum
Or At The Ranch with Judge Pressler
Or Coke Stevenson to Santorum: Hills on Which to Die
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