You'll need to subscribe to read the rest of this, but if you're anything like me, you won't get through the first (free) paragraph. From Time's cover story, "One Nation on Welfare":
The sun is shining on Miami Beach, and I wake up in subsidized housing. I throw on a T-shirt made of subsidized cotton, brush my teeth with subsidized water and eat cereal made of subsidized grain. Soon the chaos begins, two hours of pillow forts, dance parties and other craziness with two hyper kids and two hyper Boston terriers, until our subsidized nanny arrives to watch our 2-year-old. My wife Cristina then drives to her subsidized job while listening to the subsidized news on public radio. I bike our 4-year-old to school on public roads, play tennis on a public court...
The Founders, among others, are spinning with curses in their graves. This is the world the left has created and boasts about, proudly.
Everything "important" is paid for by the government. And what you're left to spend and choose? The little things. The insignificant things.
It's not a salary you earn and keep. It's an allowance that the government lets you have and spend.
And they're not even squeamish about it.