Truth be told... Handouts foster dependency, especially if you're a member of Congress.
The Farm Bill: From Charitable Start To Prime Budget Target : The Salt : NPR
Read Sen. Bernie Sanders report that tells the tale of the greedy and corrupt 1% and see for yourself. CAN YOU IMAGINE HOW MUCH GOOD COULD HAVE COME TO OUR COUNTRY IF THOSE TAXES WERE COLLECTED instead of wasted on their bonuses, lobbying, political contributions, environmental destruction, military contracts and protecting their piles of cash. The only people that suffer for it is the 99%!
President Obama calls for an end to the 100 year tax break for Big Oil. The Republican Party voted today to continue the tax give away of public money even though they made eighty BILLION in profit.