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  •  And when did "welfare" become a negative word? (3+ / 0-)
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    AuroraDawn, opinionated, Naniboujou
    Ronald Reagan Oct. 27, 1964: [...] But then they appeared before the Supreme Court, and they testified it was a Welfare Program.

    Leave it to conservatives to take a word that is entirely positive in its connotation -- a word that embodies kindness, caring, compassion, empathy -- and turn it into a negative.

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