Poor people are poor because they don’t know how to get something from nothing

13 Jun

Politics and Insights

It’s truly remarkable that whenever we have a Conservative government, we suddenly witness media coverage of an unprecedented rise in the numbers of poor people who suddenly seem to develop a considerable range of baffling personal ineptitudes and immediately dysfunctional lives.

We see a proliferation of “skivers” and “scroungers”, an uprising of “fecklessness”, a whole sneaky “culture of entitlement”, “drug addicts”, a riot of general all-round bad sorts, and apparently, the numbers of poor people who suddenly can’t cook a nutritious meal has climbed dramatically, too. We are told that starvation is not because of a lack of money and access to food, but rather, it’s because people like freebie handouts at food banks and they don’t know how to budget and cook, that’s according to the Conservative Baroness Jenkin of Kennington.

She recommends that poor people eat porridge, since it only costs 4 pence a bowl. You can…

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One Response to “Poor people are poor because they don’t know how to get something from nothing”

  1. Chris June 14, 2015 at 4:13 am #

    Just wandering about the internet and the blogosphere, gathered these bits of information and put them on a Google Blog.

    The poorest seem destined to be ever poorer

    and before that how Greece and England are about the same now at:

    Didn’t I tell you – England is Greece now

    The Tories are stuck in a time warp 1000 years into the past to the Norman forebears of our aristocracy, stuck in that feudal past. They don’t even comprehend the basics of commerce and trade.

    I don’t have a posh education. I just live out amongst us folks, when politicians live far into the past.


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