The United States Welfare System

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The welfare system in the United States needs to change. Perhaps the reason that so many people get and stay on welfare is that it is the best thing economically for them and their family, but welfare is being abused because the rules are so lax. While it does help some people who cannot work for true medical reasons, others who are not in need take advantage it. The welfare system has made people dishonest and lazy, robbed people of motivation, and encouraged carelessness in a lot of individuals. In the United States, welfare recipients can receive welfare their whole lives by cheating the system, whereas individuals who have worked their whole life and get laid off receive unemployment for only one year. Is this fair? Nowadays,
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