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Defining our entitlement culture in 20 words or less

Philmon points us to Ken Blackwell who sums things up most nicely:

"We have become a culture where making money doesn't entitle you to it, but wanting money does."

Does that not adequately describe the liberal mindset?



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Now how did that all come a... (Below threshold)

Now how did that all come about?? Hmm...

Sad, but true...

I got it cut down to eleven... (Below threshold)

I got it cut down to eleven words.

"Ask not what your country can do for you. Demand it."

We gots "rights". (3 words)... (Below threshold)

We gots "rights". (3 words)

"Screw 'em" two...... (Below threshold)

"Screw 'em" two...

I can't get it down to one ... (Below threshold)
Upset Old Guy:

I can't get it down to one word, but I can give your the basis: they never grew up, they're still adolescents. Any parents out there have any recollections of dealing with,"Gimme, buyme, I want" behavior?

I believe it should be the expected outcome when the two parent system is replaced with a "village" of bureaucrats.

GIMME!That is the ... (Below threshold)


That is the attitude. We now live in a country where 50% of the workforce does not pay income tax. How much further can we go with that lack of participation? ww

I have the word that is thr... (Below threshold)

I have the word that is thrown around to describe what is expected "entitlement"

8 words"What's min... (Below threshold)

8 words

"What's mine is mine what's yours is mine"


"Ma! Jimmy got the bigger p... (Below threshold)
Sir Toby Belch:

"Ma! Jimmy got the bigger piece!!"






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