Social Policy : An Undeserved Handout? The Truth About Welfare Programs

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Amiee McNicholas M/W/F U/C 956 WORDS SOCIAL POLICY AN UNDESERVED HANDOUT? THE TRUTH ABOUT “WELFARE” 2/49
I would not expand the social welfare programs, I believe if we would expand the welfare program we would just be enabling more people. Why should they work or go school to better themselves to try and pull themselves out of poverty. When they can live off the government for free. I personally have a very good friend that has a PHD in Physcholge, she says why I should work when I can stay home with my son. We get free food, we get our gas bill paid, and our electric is paid for. She has free insurance, her son has free insurance. She even get a car allowance from the government so she can so they can have transportation. Since she can prove that she is not working she does not have to pay back her student loans. It is very frustrating to me that our taxes money is supporting the lazy, I’m not saying everyone receiving government assistants is lazy, but I have seen people driving bran new escalades, woman carrying MK purses, wearing 100 dollar jeans then going in to the store to pay with their welfare card. I know that there are people out there that truly need the help getting food, or help with medical. I also…

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