[How do you see the following article? Is it true? Is what is reported regarding the UK representative of what what is happening or has happened in the US? Where will it all end if the (alleged) trend continues?Where does the Christian faith and the love, compassion and mercy of the Savior fit into all this? RMF]
Dina tweeted this article by Jill Kirby from the UK Daily Mail, which helps to show how government can punish good behavior, and reward destructive behavior – simply by transferring wealth.
Over recent decades, the British state has been engaged in a huge social experiment in which traditional family structures and moral values have been deliberately undermined by official policy.
In the name of progress, hard work and self-reliance have been punished through excessive taxation, while irresponsibility and idleness have been rewarded through unconditional welfare payments.
The destructive consequences of this approach are now becoming ever more apparent.
Britain now has a huge underclass of benefit-dependent, dysfunctional families who know far more about crime, drugs and alcohol than the world of work. Figures published yesterday revealed there are half a million problem households who, in total, cost taxpayers more than £30 billion a year through the colossal burden they…
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