Yeah, put them into drug rehab. A 10% success rate (just throwing that number out there) is better than 0%. A druggie shouldn't be raising kids. Take away the kids. Not being able to afford kids is child abuse. A good adopted mother is a million times better than a horrible biological mother. Check up on the welfare families and not just by telephone. Go to the house and look at the living conditions. There are tons of jobs that can be filled by welfare recipients. I've seen people in orange jumpsuits picking up trash, why can't someone who is "needing a job" do the same? There are lots of "Work Release Programs" that put excons to work, put welfare recipients to work doing the same thing. Simple. Adopt a Highway. Lots of those signs. How about "Highway adopted by Zip Code 90221 Welfare Recipients" and make them clean up our highways. Dude, there are tons of answers for them.
By the way, if you have cable, internet, cell phone, etc, you are rich. Maybe not extremely wealthy, but you live a rich lifestyle. Some people need to realize that. They seem to think those things are the norm.
And comparing crop subsidies to welfare is just stupid, come on now.