Originally Posted by Dr. Broncenstein
I'm agnostic, raised in an agnostic conservative family, raising an agnostic conservative family (which pretty much puts to rest the claims that all conservatives are religious). I find it interesting that you think we conservatives don't care about poor children. It's really quite the opposite. I wish nothing but success and the pursuit of happiness for everyone. I can't speak for all conservatives, but personally I think the methods that liberals envision "helping" the poor often do the exact opposite.
I don't think many liberals would disagree with you that putting food on the table CAN create a cycle of dependency, but it puts food on the table.
What does calling the parents societal leeches and saying private charity and personal responsibility will take care of the problem do?