39 Total Quotes

Welfare Quotes

P. J. O'Rourke
Social Security is a government program with a constituency made up of the old, the near old and those who hope or fear to grow old. After 215 years of trying, we have finally discovered a special interest that includes 100 percent of the population. Now we can vote ourselves rich.
P. J. O'Rourke Permalink
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Our employer-based social-welfare system is collapsing.
Alicia Munnell Permalink
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The Welfare to Work program has worked.
Jane Adams Permalink
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Public money is like holy water; everyone helps himself to it.
Italian Proverb Permalink
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Mothers born on relief have their babies on relief. Nothingness, truly, seems to be the condition of these New York people. They are nomads going from one rooming house to another, looking for a toilet that functions.
Elizabeth Hardwick Permalink
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The Constitution is not a panacea for every blot upon the public welfare, nor should this Court, ordained as a judicial body, be thought of as a general haven for reform movements
John Marshall Permalink
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We have all along been espousing the cause of the minorities and are truly concerned about their welfare unlike the Congress which uses the community as a vote bank and then forgets about it after the elections.
Brindaban Goswami Permalink
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Alan Greenspan
Protectionism in all its guises, both domestic and international, does not contribute to the welfare of American workers, ... At best, it is a short-term fix at a cost of lower standards of living for the nation as a whole.
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Dick Gephardt
I think it is an outrage that they would say these are welfare victims, welfare recipients; they're not! ... They're workers and the Democratic party and the president want this tax cut to go to working families and that's what we're fighting for.
Dick Gephardt Permalink
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O Scholar! Work for the welfare of the nation!
Atharva Veda Permalink
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I think that the whole child welfare system has to be totally taken apart and built up again. Have an agency just specifically for those follow-up cases.
Kim Edwards Permalink
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This case was exceptional because it was the first one to take the Social Welfare Department to court.
Mark Daly Permalink
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I've never applied for any (assistance) programs, ... I make just enough where we don't qualify for welfare or anything.
Mary Cole Permalink
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Various companies have sought refundable credits, and those have been rejected as essentially corporate welfare or handouts based not on economics but solely based on special pleadings.
Lenny Goldberg Permalink
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Whether you're a Sheryl Crow fan or Melissa Etheridge fan, or you're just concerned about the welfare of women all over the world, come out and support this day and have a great time.
Leroy Shafer Permalink
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For women who turn to welfare, Big Brother becomes Husband.
Tammy Bruce Permalink
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The report provides overwhelming evidence that the Byrd amendment has turned into a giant corporate and welfare program where a few large companies are reaping millions of dollars in subsidies based on overstated and unaudited qualifying expenditures,
Steve Alexander Permalink
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Since the Celtic Tiger, incomes have increased generally but social welfare incomes haven't increased as much as earnings in general.
Helen Johnston Permalink
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None of these things like welfare even entered our minds, ... Whatever we eat, she is going to have her share. Whatever roof we have, she will have.
Sunder Rajan Permalink
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These are the cases in which intense public scrutiny is focused on child welfare agencies. If those agencies can't even do well by these children, imagine what happens to the hundreds of thousands of children, almost all of them anonymous, taken each year and thrown into foster care.
Richard Wexler Permalink
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An active welfare state must provide a floor below which no one should be allowed to fall, but its primary role must be to enable people to provide for themselves.
John Hutton Permalink
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This is an obvious form of welfare for the rich.
Orrin Pilkey Permalink
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President Clinton and myself share a common view that is based on human welfare, human development and human well-being in both our countries, our continents and throughout the world, ... very friendly and fruitful.
Olusegun Obasanjo Permalink
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All they have left is to smear the speaker because they can't solve Medicare, they can't solve welfare and they can't balance the budget. This is the last pathetic thing they've got,
Newt Gingrich Permalink
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From Welfare to Fairing Well
Ken Brown Permalink
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Not everyone qualifies for welfare.
Miriam Skaar Permalink
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Ari Fleischer
Only after -- concurrent with the welfare reforms that went into effect in 1996 did the welfare rolls drop as much as they did. And even now with the recession that began last March, the welfare rolls have not dropped in the way people thought they would actually. The number of people on welfare has not increased.
Ari Fleischer Permalink
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Ari Fleischer
Even in previous recoveries, previous economic booms, the welfare rolls still went up,
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 Bible,
Let their table become a snare before them: and that which should have been for their welfare, let it become a trap.
Bible, Permalink
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Where eight years ago the want ads were empty and the welfare lines were long, we now have 22 million new jobs in our nation, ... Where eight years ago stagnation was crippling our economy, we now stand strong.
Dick Durbin Permalink
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