Taxing individuals lowers their standard of living.
It reduces people’s ability to afford necessities like medical care, education, and low mileage off-road vehicles.
Thanks to federal subsidies from taxpayers like you, CEO’s like G.
Allen Andreas of Archer Daniels Midland was able to take home almost million in executive compensation last year. There are still corporations out there that actually have to provide goods and services to their consumers in order to survive. For just billion a year the federal government is able to provide a better life for these CEO’s and their families. Financial aid, such as a subsidy, provided by a government to specific individuals.
Another negative aspect relates to the fact that social welfare programs reduce the incentive for recipients to become productive members of society.
The common usage definition of social welfare includes welfare checks and food stamps.