Amazing - the current population is not the only population that was on welfare in Upper Darby or in South Philadelphia or North East Philly or in Haverford for many years. All communities have a welfare population unless you are living in areas where you are paying $300,000+ for a home. And why are you so judgemental - second thought never mind you gave your reason. Anyhew - you need to also understand the dynamics of the City of Philadelphia. Like most urban areas, and I am now in DC, the cities are making it very hard for the low income or welfare recipients as you put it, to continue to live in the city. Properties and communities are being redeveloped by the wealthy pushing people out of their neighborhoods with raised rents, most areas have no way to shop for food, goods, or services and the new place to live for the upcoming wealthy is the city - they want their urban back - lol! By the way, most on walfare do work, and supplement their manner of living, they put things on lay-a-way televisions, clothes, furniture etc. Stop being judgemental and either stay or go - it's as simple as that, that area has not be revitalized since a god knows when! Most of the homes are old and over priced anyway and who better to buy than the poor broke people who live paycheck to paycheck from the neighboring city of Philadelphia. Your school system stopped caring about educating since African Americans moved there anyway- so Upper Darby ain't no prize because you have slum lords, ripoff home sellers and the like. This nation is not a nation of throwing away the poor - and I thank God for those who watch out for the poor and those needing welfare - sometimes that's all a family has to make it from day to day especially after loosing a job, home, car, and anything else essential to the average person. So what they get free phones - go get one yourself if that's what you want - stop whining move on and if you live by the Bible - then I am certain that there is something about not hating, not coveting, not complaining, jealousy, etc. Oh, yeah, and LOVE ONE ANOTHER AS "I" LOVE YOU. Can you guess who the "I" is?