Budget legislation passed by Congress last week includes cuts to some welfare programs, like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). The cuts have already attracted backlash from left wing activist groups like the feminist group UltraViolet, which launched a campaign to petition Congress to restore the funding.
Is anyone surprised?
“We've gotta be careful not to forfeit freedoms we fought for in the first place for temporary security.”
LePage was raised on welfare as a child.
This can only end well, right?
Hopefully very soon we could see some serious legislation on the floor of the House that will combat abuse of the social welfare system.
A new study conducted by the CATO Institute finds that New York welfare recipients are eligible for more in benefits than teachers earn.
In addition to doing little to curb the size of government, it does nothing to rein in the federal government’s scope.