Social Welfare

Welfare is the provision of a minimal level of well-being and social support for citizens and other eligible residents without sufficient current means to support basic needs. In most developed countries, welfare is mainly provided by the government from tax revenue, and to a lesser extent by NGOs, charities, informal social groups, religious groups, and inter-governmental organizations.

Social security expands on this concept, especially in welfare states, by providing all inhabitants with various social services such as universal healthcare, unemployment insurance, student financial aid (in a
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Stephen Colbert
God works in mysterious ways but at least he works, he's never on welfare in a mysterious way.
Steven Colbert

Murray N. Rothbard
It is easy to be conspicuously 'compassionate' if others are being forced to pay the cost.
Murray N. Rothbard

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