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I recall George Carlin saying something like the rich people use the poor people to scare the shit out of middle class people to keep them working their jobs and paying taxes. Section 8 is a very large component of that strategy.

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Travel anywhere on this planet and tell me where there’s an easier place to be poor than America. We make it too easy to do nothing and have plenty. And we then reward them for having lots of children who wind up just like them. What a brilliant move by the democrats.

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One key to understanding these very bad neighborhoods next to very expensive neighborhoods is that the rich need someplace for their servants to live.

If the neighborhood were not so bad, then the rich would have to do without their servants, or would have to pay much more for those services. Both are unacceptable to the rich.

And so the rich actually _want_ very bad neighborhoods nearby, and have a motive to encourage all kinds of violence and crime there, so that they can pay low wages to their servants.

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Most people are afraid to be called racist. Also, section 8 is job security for government and ngo, who are going to scream racist when people start objecting to gov confiscating apartments and hotels to house the 50+ million they want to let illegally into the country by 2028.

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I don't think it's a coincidence that the two groups with the poorest outcomes in this country are the Native and African American ones.

they are also the ones most dependent on the federal/state governments for food, education, housing, health care and money/welfare. I can't really say if this was intentional or not, but it seems to me that the best way to destroy a community, writ large, is to make them totally dependent on the government.

this has the savage effect of deracination and cultural destruction.

Thomas Sowell has astutely pointed out that black slaves had their culture stolen from them and upon thier eventual liberation, adopted the culture of the poor rednecks around them (mostly Scots Irish and Highlanders). as for the Indians, it goes without saying that the genocide, broken treaties and eventual reservation life was a culture killer.

this is why Malcom X was so opposed to the welfare state being pushed by racist democrats. he knew the end goal. after the passage of the Civil Rights bill, LBJ was quoted as saying, "we might have lost the South forever..." but "we'll have these n***ers voting for us for the next 200 years"

anyways, if destruction and permanent poverty were the goal...I would say it's been a success...

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I have a friend on sec. 8. He is seriously disabled, cannot work, and if not for sec. 8 would be long dead. If it was not for Him, I would have no floor to crash on. So if We strip Him of what allows Him to live at all, We strip Me of having a place to crash, too.

So... There are plenty More, who would die without help, that are getting it. I know it's rough, determining who qualifies really and who does not. But tossing all the Ones who need it on the streets to die seems a poor choice.

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I live in an affluent, inside the beltway, northern VA town. Last year, a local church donated property for the development of a 200 plus unit, low income, city managed apartment complex. Since this project's inception, the following has taken place within a block of my home; 50 cars parked in my condo building lot were broken into in one night, a 15 year old was stabbed to death down the block, Three homeless people were found living in the stairwells of my condo building, a new visitor to America robbed thousands of dollars worth of items from the storage units in my condo building, a man was MURDERED (last week) in our parking lot by a stranger who had been sleeping in the nearby bus shelter (had his head crushed via boot stomping)... turns out a few bleeding hearts in my building had been bringing the man food and clothes (as tho he were a pet) which enticed him to stay... this is just the big stuff; I could go on and on if I detailed all the assaults, verbal attacks (like the verbal assault I experienced from a complete stranger while I walked down the block... this solid citizen attacked my "evil whiteness" and warned that "my days were numbered because white lives don't matter any more") but I'll skip the scores of examples in the "less offensive" category"...

None of this is by accident... this approach is intentionally destabilizing to any city/town that is forced to endure it.. it also quickly destroys trust between races that previously existed in peace in those same neighborhoods.... FIGHT AGAINST THIS or it will destroy your life and sense of safety. I just put my place on the market; Im done.

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Government entitlements, especially section 8 have always been a multipurpose program; a bribe to pacify the black population and keep their behaviour contained and controlled, and a method to punish productive populations that are considered unworthy or insufficiently submissive to the state.

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People should not write about subjects they don't understand.

Section 8 is not high-rise vertical ghettos or anything similar. It is a limited voucher program that partially subsidizes rent for lower income families. The vouchers are limited in the amount of the subsidy and the housing authority that issues them never has enough to provide one to every family that applies. IOW, the housing authority can be, and is, very selective about which families get vouchers.

No family can get a voucher if there is a felon in that family. There are lots of rules that must be followed or the voucher can be pulled. Families on section 8 vouchers pay roughly one-third of the family's income as rent and the housing authority pays two-thirds of the monthly rent.

Most importantly, the housing authority is not the landlord for families on section 8 vouchers. The picture at the start of this article shows high-rise apartments that were built in the 60s and mostly demolished in the early 80s. They were owned by housing authorities which rented them out.

Contrary to that situation, each section 8 family has to find a landlord willing to accept a voucher. Many will not because the program caps the amount of any subsidy at a level below market rental rates. The landlord has to maintain the property to housing authority standards. The landlord cannot evict a tenant without approval of the housing authority.

So why accept a voucher family?

Security. The housing authority always pays its share on time and even if a tenant loses a job, the family usually has sufficient resources to pay its share until a new job is found.

I really wish people would learn before pontificating.

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You're a cuck. Well race realists are right, but I believe in those classical liberal values that I bemoan in my same article! When America was great it was racist. Whites had a strong racial identity and didnt take shit but that was stripped away by the Jews who used to call it nepotism when whites were overrepresented in colleges, ye are strangely silent when they are VASTLY overrepresented. Jews are parasites and the source of the wests problems. Hitler wasn't some crazy guy that didn't like Jews for no reason. He wanted them gone because he was very smart and saw they were doing to Germany what they are now doing to the entire west. And the Holocaust was fake and gay. Look it up.

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hmmm - ( ( ( 1% ) ) ) - interesting

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I can't decide whether welfare was a failed social experiment which carried on snowballing, or an intended event with clearly forseen consequences. There is a lecture by Milton Friedman held during the 70's in which he declares welfare an "ill-shaped" monster. They knew even back then, in its infancy. They knew and never stopped it. Why? I have no idea.

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I couldn't agree more. Government housing and section 8 have produced a permanent underclass.

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