Skip to comments.Family Free-Riders (Childless adults are economic free riders)
Posted on 03/06/2006 7:12:09 AM PST by FreedomSurge
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Will these same people be grousing when the children do not want to pay for their social security benefits?
I like to think that children are the youngest Americans.
Good. Then I'll stop funding public schools.
Great! When can I expect a check for all the property taxes I paid to school YOUR children?
What about people who have tried for years to have children but face infertility problems? Please don't tell me "just adopt" when adoption can run 20-30k from a so called "non-profit" agency.
Funny how being a "free-rider" entails paying for somebody else's kid's education.
"Will these same people be grousing when the children do not want to pay for their social security benefits?
So does this mean I don't have to pay for your kid's education?
I am not going to have children, so why do I have to pay school taxes that I will never use?
Folks who know me get on their knees and thank God I never procreated.
Funny how this article fails to mention that part...
I do want children someday.
However, I really get infuriated at the certain posters on FR that have this "people-who-choose-to-remain-childless-are-evil" mentality.
I have children, I love children, but the logic here seems a little twisted. Children are expensive, and they certainly don't guarantee any sort of financial return. And childless people certainly don't get a free ride as far as finanically supporting other people's children.
I think articles such as these portend a disturbing trend. I can envision social unrest as the demographic bomb goes off and everyone starts looking around for who's going to pay for the aging population. Things could get very ugly in a couple of decades, methinks.
Dasher, check this out.
Me too, you hear me pissing and moaning about the fact that I send my kid to a private school and therefore do not take advantage of the nanny state so-called free commy education?
You reap what you sow!
An interesting thought on all this: the fags fit into this same description perfectly. Its just one more reason to de-legitimize the homosexual lifestyle.
Don't forget federal income tax. Most couple with children that I know are getting nice, fat refunds. The childless couples are paying in...big time. Our choice, but the way things are set up, we pay for that decision.
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