What's really worse is that only about 25% of our welfare spending gets to the welfare recipients. The rest stays in our bureaucracy supporting the parasites that feed on these poor!
From Daniel Halper in 'Welfare Spending Equates to $168 Per Day for Every Household in Poverty':
The amount of money spent on welfare programs equals, when converted to cash payments, about "$168 per day for every household in poverty," the minority side of the Senate Budget Committee finds. Here's a chart detailing the committee's findings: