Post Tagged with: "social welfare programs"

August 20, 2013 05:35

Immigration Is Not The Problem

We don’t need to take in external leeches to bankrupt ourselves. Our welfare system is converting enough citizens into dependents that it will sink the country without adding external dependents to the roles.

April 16, 2013 05:45

Dark Secrets of Disability

“That’s a kind of ugly secret of the American labor market,” [] “Part of the reason our unemployment rates have been low, until recently, is that a lot of people who would have trouble finding jobs are on a different program.”

January 16, 2013 14:07

80% Jump in Welfare Spending – America Fundamentally Transformed into Welfare State

$11 TRILLION increase in welfare spending over the next decade. Obama has successfully “fundamentally transformed” America with ever increasing records of Americans on food stamps and other government handouts. But where will the money come from? If you tax the mythical rich people 100% it won’t even run the current spending levels for more than a couple months.

November 8, 2012 10:57

We Are Now a Welfare Nation

We are borrowing from future generations to buy votes now. There is just not enough money to give everyone what they want or what they are told they “deserve.” Those that believe we can just continue to create more money out of thin air should wonder why we don’t just give everyone a trillion dollars and we’d all be rich. Reality just doesn’t work that way.

August 22, 2012 06:43

More Than Half Of All Americans Are At Least Partially Dependent On The Government

[N]ow the federal government has become a giant deluded “Santa Claus” that distributes goodies to the American people far beyond its actual capacity to do so. In fact, we are borrowing trillions of dollars that we do not have so that our politicians can continue to buy votes with handouts.

August 3, 2012 05:44

Paul Ryan: “We’ll all be equally miserable” under Obama policies

In three minutes, Congressman Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin) explains the choice voters face and what is at stake in the 2012 election. “a taker society or a maker society”

July 25, 2012 04:49

Welfare Recipients Entitled to be Lazy and in Debt

Since the 1960s, the U.S. has spent $16 trillion on welfare and is projected to spend almost $11 trillion over the next ten years.

June 16, 2011 07:27

Housing crash exceeds Great Depression

Using mortgages as a welfare program turned out to be long-lasting poison. [R]ather than the much-noted “double dip,” the housing crisis is actually in an alarmingly steady, though masked, free fall. – IBD

March 25, 2011 05:04

End Federal Welfare – Don’t Mend It

Instead of tinkering with federal welfare programs, let’s have the public discussion and debate over the fundamental justness and desirability of letting Washington dictate how to meet the needs of the less fortunate.

December 30, 2010 07:36

In Praise of Children

Rediscovering the importance of children will also require reawakening a sense of self-reliance and lessening our dependence upon government as a de facto parent and caregiver. We could also do worse than to rekindle the idea of having children as a necessary social good – an unselfish act that perpetuates our civilization.