I pay taxes and I'm not on well-fare. Yes, there are a lot of dumb people who aren't capable of working and people who are just lazy. But there are a lot of people who work extremely hard but are just less fortunate. It's nearly impossible to distinguish between the two: hard workers who are just less fortunate or lazy fucks who don't work even though they are capable. I'm almost certain that both the GOP and democrats wish they can figure out who really needs help and who's faking it. Here's some food for thought: if the GOP doesn't pass laws to give more money to the rich, then there'd be less people on welfare. If there's more economic equality, then there would be less demand for welfare. Here's another thought: GOP has historically favored military over education. If students are more educated, then they are less likely to end up useless. If students are more educated, then America will continue to lead in technology which means America will continue to have the best and most jobs. Here's how America's domination can end: Rich starves the middle/lower class and even some of the low end upper class - creating a country dependent on welfare. Government cuts money in education so the next generation of kids cannot compete with international students. All of this is happening while too much attention is spent debating on things like abortion, stem cell research, gay marriage, gun laws. Hey people, getting rid of abortion/gay marriage rights aren't going to help America's economy. America's is slowly but surely heading this way. It's too obvious. Anyone with half a brain can see it.