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    Within the article it says
    "Likewise, those who receive food stamps, medical services for people of low income (Medicaid)
    and those subsidized for housing programs, also called Section 8 and aid given to single mothers."

    If I am planning to reside in a foreign country (as I currently am) I do not expect the host country
    to pick up the tab and neither should anyone else. Look at like cutting the umbilical cord.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CristoRey View Post
    Within the article it says
    "Likewise, those who receive food stamps, medical services for people of low income (Medicaid)
    and those subsidized for housing programs, also called Section 8 and aid given to single mothers."

    If I am planning to reside in a foreign country (as I currently am) I do not expect the host country
    to pick up the tab and neither should anyone else. Look at like cutting the umbilical cord.
    do you use propane to cook while you are in the DR? if so, did you know that it is subsidized by the government? they do not prevent you from buying it at the same price that Moises does, do they? ergo, you are benefitting from a government plan to aid low income people, just like the people to whom you allude.

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    Quote Originally Posted by the gorgon View Post
    do you use propane to cook while you are in the DR?
    No, I do not. I use an electric stove.
    Could this turn out to be the beginning
    of the end for the Welfare Queens of America?
    Boy do I miss the days of sitting around the
    Calliope Projects sitting on my *ss all day
    smoking weed and making babies with like
    minded individuals. Times are indeed a changing...
    Huh bruh?
    Last edited by CristoRey; 10-03-2018 at 08:50 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CristoRey View Post
    No, I do not. I use electric stove.
    well, that is just one example of the many items that the Dominican government subsidizes that everybody has access to. foreigners are not forbidden to purchase subsidized items.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CristoRey View Post
    No, I do not. I use an electric stove.
    Could this turn out to be the beginning
    of the end for the Welfare Queens of America?
    Boy do I miss the days of sitting around the
    Calliope Projects sitting on my *ss all day
    smoking weed and making babies with like
    minded individuals. Times are indeed a changing...
    Huh bruh?
    is that your answer to my question?

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    There is a big difference between buying subsidized propane and receiving $ 600 a month food stamps, getting your apart. paid for, free medical, etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by the gorgon View Post
    do you use propane to cook while you are in the DR? if so, did you know that it is subsidized by the government? they do not prevent you from buying it at the same price that Moises does, do they? ergo, you are benefitting from a government plan to aid low income people, just like the people to whom you allude.

    Propane used to be subsidized, but not anymore....Moises has a Solidarity card that he uses to get a monthly amount of propane that is subsidized by the govt......has been this way for a couple of years....I remember when the subsidy went out and the price went up about 15-20% and a lot of people installing propane conversions went out of business as it savings weren't worth the price for the conversion anymore.....

    My thoughts not yours.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by the gorgon View Post
    is that your answer to my question?
    So long as you do not attempt to somehow use it as a cheap excuse to streer this
    thread into a discussion about the race related social ills in America created by a
    predominantly upper white middle class to oppress those of color.... yes, it is the
    answer to your previous question.

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    Quote Originally Posted by monfongo View Post
    There is a big difference between buying subsidized propane and receiving $ 600 a month food stamps, getting your apart. paid for, free medical, etc.
    and is this difference conceptual, or numerical?

    have you done the calculations to establish how much a purchaser actually benefits from a government subsidy?

    let us say that people are getting 600 dollars in food stamps, etc. that is a lot.

    let us say an expat opens a restaurant. he uses thousands of pesos worth of subsidized propane per month. he converts that investment into a profit.

    what then?

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