This is not an article about my wonderful dog or our good fortune. It is about the epiphany I experienced during the twenty four hours that he was in the doggie hospital -- specifically, the check-in process.
Welfare Queens are portrayed as lazy leeches on society, pilfering money from "hard working people's taxes." In any large group, some will take advantage of the system, but that doesn't mean the system should be abolished.
Ronald Reagan took aim at so-called welfare queens as a way to make the wealthy more wealthy. He gutted social security and social programs. Variations of his bait and switch have been going on ever since.