The Ultimate Devastating Price of Government Dependency

The devastating price of government dependency.  I witnessed it up close and personal in the late '50s, when I was a child.  Both of my mom's sisters had five kids each by various men who simply deposited their seed and moved on.  Thus, both of my aunts were totally dependent on government.  They lived in the projects. The oldest of five children, I remember when my parents and four siblings also lived in the projects.  We moved out to a black suburb when dad broke the color barrier into the Baltimore City Fire Department and became a firefighter. Still, it was a treat whenever I was permitted to sleep over at my cousins' home in the projects in the exciting city. The atmosphere at my welfare-dependent cousins' home was strikingly different from mine -- a subtle sadness which made me feel a little sorry for them.  I felt that they envied me and my siblings for having a dad who actually lived with us.  I remember seeing large cans and boxes of...(Read Full Article)