The Great Depression wasn't a good and natural thing, it was a bunch of people being stupid with bad things happening to them as a direct result. You don't reward idiocy with a pat on the head and a government check (lol, welfare) because they idiots. Social darwinism people: the only way to encourage strength is to discourage weakness. You cannot bring prosperity by discouraging thrift.
You cannot help small men by tearing down big men.
You cannot strengthen the weak by weakening the strong.
You cannot lift the wage earner by pulling down the wage payer.
You cannot help the poor man by destroying the rich.
You cannot keep out of trouble by spending more than your income.
You cannot further brotherhood of men by inciting class hatred.
You cannot establish security on borrowed money.
You cannot build character and courage by taking away man's initiative and independence.
You cannot help men permanently by doing for them what they could and should do for themselves.