Roosevelt created welfare on the idea of creating jobs for masses of unemployed workers, and the lower class. Roosevelt had such great intentions for welfare but it all turned against him.
Many citizens today take advantage of the system, this costs taxpayers, the government and lastly it creates a pattern of dependence.
One of the main cons of welfare is that participants today …show more content…
This is where the abuse happens, who’s to say they are looking for jobs? How does the government verify this?
Even those that do seek and find employment often opt for part time hours to still be able to qualify for food stamps and/or a supplemental check. This does not mean that everyone does this but it is still a common problem that affects taxpayers.
Our debt is going to consume the nation in the future and welfare is just one of the components adding to our out of control spending. Those on welfare more than likely do not pay taxes because they fall into the lower income bracket and are our draining our nation’s funds. As of 2014 they have recorded over 2 trillion dollars that has costed taxpayers. Each recipient a year gets 9,500 dollars for their well being. This is a very serious problem because this greatly affects taxpayers, causing them to lose money in their check. This is causing taxpayers to have a lower income, to those who are taking advantage of the system. We have a very giving nation that we can take granted for, this is causing people to dependent and not facing the actual problems.
Although the welfare system was created with good intentions at the time, it has