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The idea in theory is to get government out of the business of judging worthiness, with the hope that the overall program will be beneficial, even if some people behaved irresponsibly. That is, to focus on the overall group benefits to society rather than individual cases.
Taxes will go up somewhere. Inflation may rise. But there will be a cost.