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Comment 15 by xsjadolateralus

Now, you're telling me that the people who did the opposite and road like kings in a chariot on my back and my work are worth more than me, intrinsically when you say that these people need these extra services that were never mentioned or available in my case.

I can sympathise with the your past need of support services, but would not deny them to others. These are provided in many of the more socially conscious European states.

No one payed for me to find another job, in fact, I lost money each time I had to switch jobs, got fired (for being an atheist no less), or when I injured myself and my boss fired me.

We often hear the baying of right-wing religinuts, against paying taxes to provide universal health-care and social safety nets - especially in the USA.

Where were these social programs you think clergy NEED in order to get on with their lives?

I think some help in changing jobs would be charitable for anyone, - and beneficial to society as a whole - but actual provision varies from state to state.

I have a spinal injury and tore my Spinae Majora. I have constant pain that reminds me of the incredibly hard work I had to do to survive.

My sympathies on your injury.

BTW: Back in the 1970s I spent some months in hospital and then had a spinal disk surgically removed, following a motor accident caused by a careless driver with no license or insurance.
Fortunately the treatment was paid for by the UK National Health Service, - and with the operation a success, I was able to return to work.

Wed, 13 Jun 2012 11:38:16 UTC | #947181