I grew up with a good work ethic. My Dad was a farmer and his dad was a farmer. On my mom’s side her dad was a house painter. Now I’m a house painter. I can truthfully say, I’m most happy when I’m working.
I have been reading Beyond Biden, by Newt Gingrich. He has a few chapters on this subject of work and welfare. I will just give you the sections that I highlighted.
- Historically, America has been on the side of earned freedom, and the heart of that is work.
- We need to help poor people learn how to get a job, and to get better and better jobs.
- Benjamin Franklin: “It is the working man who is the happy man. It is the idle man who is a miserable man.”
- The left (the socialists) wants to make poor people comfortable in poverty. They are willing to…
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