The Unintended Consequences Of The Welfare State
It is morally wrong to live off of the fruits of others' labor.
The welfare state seems to be corrupting some of our core moral principles.
That wasn't its intention, but if there is one thing we know about government programs, it is that they rarely do what they were intended to do. This moral corruption is eminently on display in the increasingly common, and increasingly loud, protests over cuts in state budgets, and we will soon see it in the looming fight over whether to raise the federal debt ceiling. (continued..) source
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Forbes recently published an excellent article about the immorality of welfare advocacy: