But over the long run won't forcing people to fend for themselves be a good thing? Won't it incentivize them? If no animal never ate another animal they would never evolve. Isn't it better for the country - as a whole - to have some level of social Darwinism relative to fiscal success? When there is a safety net high enough to provide you with a tv, car, home, cell phone, medical coverage, etc, why would someone born into a difficult situation strive for more?
If we continue taking care of those who perpetually make poor decisions (refuse to get educated, contribute to society, mooch of the proverbial governmental teet, etc), this is what we'll end up with: