Sunday, February 1, 2009

Welfare Programs

Elder Marion G. Romney has warned us of the dangers of government welfare programs.

"The practice of coveting and receiving unearned benefits has now become so fixed in our society that even men of great wealth, and possessing the means to produce more wealth, are expecting the government to guarantee them a profit. Elections often turn on what the candidates promise to do for voters from government funds. This practice, if universally accepted and implemented in any society, will make slaves of its citizen."

"In Mine Own Way," Ensign, Nov. 1976, p.123

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