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    The Importance Of Welfare

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    (Schow 1) Welfare is not what it was made for it is mostly abused by people who do not want to work. “According to Michael Tanner with the Cato Institute the state governments need to be stricter on the requirements to get welfare and tighter deadlines to find a job and not just abusing government programs for those in need.(CITE?) I agree with this statement welfare in my opinion should not be…

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    The Welfare System

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    During the Great Depression, families struggled to make ends meet because jobs weren’t readily available. The government knew that in order for the market to revive itself, the population had to have enough money to care for basic needs. With that in mind, the government created a system that would give aid to families in need. The system is still in use today and is known as the Welfare system. First we need to understand exactly what is the welfare system. The Welfare system that this…

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    According to the Census Bureau, more people in America today are on welfare than have full time jobs (BillOReilly.com Staff). The United States’ government has historically made attempts to assist its citizens, especially those who are struggling. Although the government preaches support and monetary assistance to its welfare recipients it should be stricter with the quantity and quality of recipients. Welfare recipients are misusing the money for irrelevant things, like drugs, that is why…

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    un Control: Gun Laws Should be Less Strict The Second Amendment states that people are allowed to carry a handgun as long as it is concealed”(“Should Adults Have”). People say that crime will go down because a criminal is less likely to not attack someone who is armed because they know that they have a chance of getting hurt as well.(“Should Adults Have”). Although this is something good, people who disagree say that it will causes more gun injury accidents and more crime like…

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    controversy of the obesity epidemic is obvious, but it is now more complex due to the proposal of food taxes in the market today. Due to the illogical reasoning of politicians and state legislatures in Congress, Radley Balko, a policy analyst at the Cato Institute has written an article named “What You Eat Is Your Business,” emphasizing that putting taxes on high-calories foods to decrease obesity is unrealistic. Balko argues that the obesity rate is increasing due to the lack of perception in…

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    Legalizing Marijuana Marijuana continues to be one of the most used illegal drugs in the United States. Marijuana has been used for many years and at one time was legal to consume. Throughout the years, marijuana has been used for treatment of different medical conditions and has been used recreationally by people of all ages. While the use of medicinal marijuana has proven to be effective in treating medically ill patients, society continues to question its recreational use and the long term…

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    Lyndon B. Johnson was the successor of President Kennedy deeming him the 36th President of the United States from 1963 until 1969. Johnson desired to create a “Great Society” that was beneficial to the American people. This desire led to the creation of the legislation in 1964 called the Great Society, also known as the “War on Poverty”. “The Great Society was a set of domestic programs proposed or enacted in the United States…” “Two main goals of the Great Society social reforms were the…

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    Many people see civil asset forfeiture as a defective tactic used by the government. Civil asset forfeiture refers to a legal procedure by which the government is able to seize and ultimately forfeit the property of people suspected of wrong doing. The reason why people see this tactic as execrable is the fact that the government can seize property from people who were never convicted of or charged with a crime. Civil asset forfeiture is constantly seen as a way the government can victimize…

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    Orfalea, a credible American author, argues in his article “Self-Inflicted Carnage” that there is a desperate need for modern gun control measures in the United States due to the recent increase of gun violence. Robert A. Levy, chairman of the Cato Institute and co-counsel in District of Columbia v. Heller, on the other hand, states in “Our Core Second Amendment Rights” that gun control measures not only violate the rights protected by the Second Amendment, but would also be ineffective because…

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    Immigration Impact

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    While this may be true to some extent but the reality is that immigrants have little to no effect on these matters. Studies from CATO Institute have found that immigrants either decreases American born wages by 2% or increase them by 2% depending on time (Nowrasteh 1). These statistics show that immigrant’s impact wages balances out and only has a measly impact on the economy. Alex Nowrasteh…

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