When does a safety net become a hammock? When it becomes a disincentive to get up. And that brings us to the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare, whose director informs us (via the AEI, via Powerline) that single moms making 70 grand a year would be better off on welfare:
Meanwhile, the same presentation gives us this delightful image:
Hooray! I’m 3/5 (1/1.65 = .61) of a welfare recipient! And I’m certain that the folks in Washington value me that much — at most.