Government's Welfare Programs


For a long time now, since the accomplished formation of a stable
government, the U.S government has had programs and passed laws that either
dealt with issues of or influence family. Many of these “family” programs and
laws currently in place today are frequently and commonly debated. One of the
most debated and most labored over “family” programs or law is Welfare. The
argument is whether or not to, and how welfare should be cut or minimized.

The debate is simple enough, but the argument on welfare's benefits and
drawbacks is not. On the pro side of the argument, on which I stand, welfare
aids poor families as well as the economy and may help to reduce crime.
Welfare's benefits far out ...

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because the
children of these families can afford to go to school and have a chance to make
someone of themselves. Instead of enrolling in welfare themselves, in the future
these people will make contributions to the economy and will be tax paying
citizens.

On the contrary, welfare is currently a great government expense that
tax payers pay for. Federal tax rates throughout the country are extremely high
and welfare, along with Medicare and Medicaid, are main contributors. The
purpose of welfare is to aid a person with monetary need in getting by until
they can find a job to support themselves, but this seldom occurs. Some argue
that there are plenty of poor families that get along without welfare and its
benefits. These people argue that the heads of these families have multiple jobs
and work extremely hard to get by, while others just sit and collect a welfare
check from the government. I feel that this is unfair to the hard workers, and
unfair to us tax payers. Others ...

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