One of you will end up here next!
The most common form of means tested welfare is the earned income tax credit, and to qualify for that, you have to work.
Basically, it sounds to me that your position is that we should pay people to stay out of the workforce. Wouldn't lowering the SS retirment age be a better way to do the same thing rather than to pay young people to not work?
And are you another self proclaimed conservative who supports the idea of the welfare state, or am I just not understanding your position?