The Abuse of Welfare

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I.Abstract…………………………………………………………….. 3 II.Introduction…………………………………………………………….. 4 III.Purpose and History of the Welfare System…………………………….. 4 IV.Effects of Welfare Abuse……….…………………………………….5 V.Alternatives and Solutions……………………………………………..6 VI.Conclusion……………………………………………………………..7 VII.Reference Page……………………………………………………...8

Abstract
This paper discusses how American citizens blatantly abuse the country’s welfare system by simply staying on it two long therefore becoming dependant on the government for their only source of income to support their family. It explains the intended purpose of the welfare system. It will also go back and look at when the welfare system was established in the United States. The negative effects of welfare abuse, concerning those who are and who are not receiving government assistance, will also be discussed. And finally, this paper will examine different alternatives and solutions to the current issue of people in the United States misusing the welfare system.

With the economy in the horrible shape that it's in today and many people losing their jobs, especially in the government sector, government budgeting should be done with a little more thoughtfulness. Yet the government still sets aside an obscene about of money to feed and shelter dependent people who have no desire to obtain employment and intend use the government as their primary provider. Although there are families and disabled people in desperate need of government assistance, there are also those who abuse the advantages that come with living in our great country. This abuse negatively impacts people who receive financial assistance from the government and also those who do not. Stipulations should be excessively stricter for those receiving any government-funded assistance. The misuse of this federal financial support occurs widely and effortlessly, enabling people to abuse the system instead of...
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