Yes, it should bother a person’s conscience to accept welfare. It is not honorable to remain dependent on others when one is capable of developing some form of self worth.
The destruction of families through overt government involvement in everyone’s life is a problem enough, but there are things that are even more painful to see as we lose the spirit of independence in this country.
Food is one thing. I will not let my brother starve. I will not let my neighbor starve. And in general I will look out for the children whom I see need a roof over their head, or food in their belly, at the same time trying to identify who is responsible for that effort.
But phones? And Cell Phones? And Lifeline awareness week? C’mon Rick Snyder ..