-Succinctly & well put!
At least on the Federal level, our Founding Fathers wanted none of the welfarism. If the States wanted to tax & spend for these things, they could do it, but sane people would move out of them to States with low taxes & no such misguided programs.
America was supposed to be a land of opportunity to work hard, plan ahead & succeed... it was not meant to be a land of redistribution of wealth. For those who through no fault of their own are disabled, you were to rely on family, Church & charities. You have the right to "pursue" happiness, but no guarantee for material/health provided by the State.