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Welfare Competition Among Nations

true liberal Wrote: Jan 26, 2013 11:36 AM
Here is the problem with Welfare for the able bodied. It corrupts them and makes them dependents. And, on the other side, these same governments whip the wealth creators and calls them greedy. What is the incentive? Too be lazy and dependent What is punished? Hard work and frugality
Kibitzer Wrote: Jan 26, 2013 1:31 PM
In other words, what you subsidize you get more of and what you tax (punish) you get less of.

Decisions have consequences, but our politicians don't acknowledge this simple fact.
George257 Wrote: Jan 26, 2013 4:39 PM
Liberals hate the idea of consequences. They expect someone else to accept the consequences of irresponsible actions: unborn babies, taxpayers, victims of crime, those who work or save, etc.

And to do that, they punish and belittle those who are responsible.

The welfare state creates some amazingly pathetic and disgusting individuals.

In the battle of the bums, we’ve had the spectacle of “Diaper Man” vs “Footless Hans.”

In the contest for most despicable moocher, we have the “Florida Pedophiles” vs the “Gimme Babymaker.”

And the fight for most pathetic victim of dependency features the “

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