Why do we waste $500 billion a year on welfare?

http://www.usgovernmentspending.com/fed_spending_2011USrn 13% of the federal budget is welfare. The military is a legitimate function of the federal government according to the constitution. Welfare is not. That is all forms of welfare. Welfare is giving money to people who aren't earning it. And... show more http://www.usgovernmentspending.com/fed_...

13% of the federal budget is welfare.

The military is a legitimate function of the federal government according to the constitution. Welfare is not.

That is all forms of welfare.

Welfare is giving money to people who aren't earning it. And it is out of control because it has no accountability and it enable people to keep doing it.
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