FDR, an avowed Democrat, put together the Social Security Act and the GOP has been trying to get rid of it ever since. If you're a registered Republican, you better thank a Democrat every time your SSI shows up in your bank account.
"If you don't want your tax dollars to help the poor, then stop saying you want a country based on Christian values, because you don't." // Attributed to Jimmy Carter. Also attributed to John Fugelsang.