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Submitted by AnonymousUSER (not verified)
 on Friday, 21 September 2012 - 11:07am

If you actually put in the same effort of READING my opinions as you did to write your own I wouldn't think you should ask for a refund on your masters degree. My logic had nothing to do with undoing the fabric of a civil society, in order to punish the small percentage of those who abuse the systems. 

  I'm 25, married with a boy on the way, and own a home in Auckland, well the bank owns 1/4. No I didn't have mummy and daddy spoon feeding me it's called hard work and...

Submitted by heidi (not verified)
 on Thursday, 20 September 2012 - 9:11am

Friend, I will address your 'are you smarter than a sixth grader?' argument.


 If we follow the argument through logically that- because there is an element of abuse than we should wipe the whole system, we would have no male teachers ( as the majority of paedohilic activity in our schools is perpetrated by males), we would have no doctors or nurses giving out medication ( as there are nurses and doctors who illegally aquire medication for...

Submitted by Anonymous2012 (not verified)
 on Tuesday, 18 September 2012 - 10:10pm

Sorry, I cannot bother debating any further at this silly level. If you get so worked up and believe to have the proof that those ones you refer to are "cheating" the system, then confront them and also let them face the music.

Check the figures for welfare fraud, and you will see how high or rather low the percentage is.

You want to stick to your views and beliefs, and I am not going to waste my time by those feeling as you do. Go and give big Paula a cuddly hug then, she may...

Submitted by AnonymousUSER (not verified)
 on Tuesday, 18 September 2012 - 8:28pm

I never mentioned she was self medicating or addicted or even has a drinking problem. She is just a party animal, and has numerous friends over fow a few drinks and gets rowdy. She often goes into Auckland cbd, the most densely populated foot traffic in NZ, and seems to not have a problem with being around huge crowds etc. 

Futhermore, you are yet to attempt to debunk my statement about those who do indeed take the system for a ride. All you have mentioned is the requirements to...

Submitted by Anonymous2012 (not verified)
 on Tuesday, 18 September 2012 - 6:02pm

What a load of nonsensical drivel you go on about. If a person with such anxiety, that supposed "neighbour" of yours suffers from, then drinks every day or so, then it is clear that there may also be "addiction" and perhaps more of an issue.

Social phobia is not seldom "self medicated" by sufferers, which can lead to drug or alcohol abuse, which then adds further problems.

Admittedly one problem with the existing welfare system is, there is insufficient help and insufficient in...

Submitted by AnonymousUSER (not verified)
 on Monday, 17 September 2012 - 8:07pm

Explain this then, my neighbour is on the SB, 44yo, never worked a day in her life. Reason for being on SB, social anxiety, can't be around people. She drinks basically every day, and yet her social anxiety doesn't seem to stop her from going to every rock concert under the sun, or going to the RSA a couple of times a week. System abusing scum right there. 

My point has nothing to do with those who need/require to be on whatever benefit, my point is against those who clearly...

Submitted by Anonymous2012 (not verified)
 on Monday, 17 September 2012 - 6:57pm

You go on about people on the sickness benefit "capable" of working. Do you even know what you are talking about? To get the sickness benefit one must present a medical certificate from a doctor or other registered, qualified and well respected health professional. You are apparently thinking it is easy to "pretent" to be sick. That may pass for a very short time, but pretty soon any medical professional will realise that she or he may have been taken for a ride.

On top of this most...

Submitted by AnonymousUSER (not verified)
 on Monday, 17 September 2012 - 9:59am

The scum I refer to, are those who do everything they can, to not get a job. The leeches of society. There is a proportion on the social welfare in New Zealand who do legitimately need it, as there is a proportion of those on the social welfare who simply abuse the system, in order to remain on the benifit for life.

You said it, sharing is caring. There are givers, and there are takers. The welfare system was designed to help those without jobs, until they get back on their feet...

Submitted by Britney (not verified)
 on Sunday, 16 September 2012 - 10:22pm

Instead of moaning at kerry how he should be doing things in real life instead of facebook, why don't you both go along to the real life meeting which Kerry just advertised. Jared, try to stop being shitty at people for things they have not done.

Submitted by Anonymous2012 (not verified)
 on Sunday, 16 September 2012 - 9:50pm

So while you indulge in the abuse of supposed "SCUM", what and whom do you refer to? You are apparently having some real hang-ups and problems, as hate is the opposite of love.

Haters are ones who are selfish and do not want to work with others. I suppose that is your preferred society. Go back to Kiwiblog and Farrar, as "fartarses" are best kept in such zoo like "hate circuses".

 

Get back when you have learned to share and care, thank you.