We have had less strife, better lives and less poverty simply because our government took a stand long ago and said:
" We will NOT allow our Elderly, the infirm or those that failed through no fault of their own to starve in the streets"
THAT knowledge allows people to aim very high, risk everything
Is the system abused by some? Absolutely
Should we do more to root out fraud, abuse, ABSOLUTELY
But not even the most jaded conservati
How could they?
All anyone need do is look at the countries that DO NOT help their citizens. (Somalia, Haiti, CHINA anyone?)
I challenge ANY conservati
The day this country defaults on its obligation to help "The least among us", will be the day history will show America began its decline into the junk heap of once great nations, destroyed by the greed of its ruling classes.
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