I think anyone would be willing to help those who have fallen down on their luck.
The problem is with those that have been sucking from the system generation after generation. Living others that work and cheating the system.The government doesn't care because they NEED the enslavement of the populace.
Block granting is essential to getting rid of the fraud. That way the state doesn't get more and more of taxpayer money depending on how many they get to sign up for free stuff.
And, all entitlements need to be added up and taxes paid. Even if that means they get less next time around in lieu of taxes or they have to WORK FOR IT. Some people get more in entitlements than I make working full time year round.
None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free