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or anyone that just got done paying your taxes and are in a surly mood, don’t read this article, it’ll only enrage you further. If you work a full-time job in the private sector, congratulations, you are one hell of a philanthropist. More than half of the federal taxes you pay go to fund benefits for someone else. You are one of 86 million employees that subsidize the 148 million benefit recipients in America.

Terence P. Jeffrey did a wonderful piece for cnsnews.com, which shows how few working Americans are bearing the brunt of the responsibility for supporting the democrat’s social safety net. You should definitely read it, but here’s the gist:

103,087,000 people work full-time, year-round in the United States. Of that number, 16,606,000 work for the government. Since taxpayers pay the salaries of government workers, Jeffrey discounts this number as irrelevant to the argument. What we are left with is 86,429,000 Americans who work full-time in the private sector or are self-employed.

Counting those on welfare, food stamps, living in public housing, receiving Medicaid, getting unemployment insurance, and every other social program you can think of, there are 147,802,000 benefit takers in America. That does not count the 3,178,000 veterans that receive benefits because I think we can all agree that the men and women of our military have more than earned what they receive.

So, bottom line: 86,429,000 of us are busting our asses to pay the benefits of 147,802,000 other people. I understand that some of that number represents disabled folks and others that are truly needy. I’m fine with that, but the bulk of benefit receivers are able-bodied and choose not to pull their own weight.

Let’s put this into further perspective by heading over to the Center On Budget And Policy Priorities to see where our federal tax dollars go:

19% goes to defense. I’m fine with this. I believe in a strong national defense and don’t cry about my minimal contribution to it.

17% goes to various programs that include veteran’s benefits, education, infrastructure, and research. Again, no complaints from me about this piece of the pie.

6% goes to paying interest on the national debt. I’d like a better monetary system in this country, but until that happens, we have to pay our bills.

Okay, so far we have 42% of our tax dollars going to things that are good, necessary, and benefit the country. What about the remaining 58%? Check this out:

24% goes to social security. Before you say that people getting SS benefits have paid into the system and earned the money they get, ask yourself why nearly a quarter of every tax dollar you pay goes to fund this. It’s supposed to be a self-financing program, but clearly it’s not because there’s way too many people that never paid a dime to FICA pulling down checks.

22% goes to Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP. These are pre-ObamaCare numbers. Why do we need socialized medicine, when we already have it? Or, why do we have to pay higher health insurance premiums to pay for something we already pay for with our taxes? This one bugs me the most.

12% goes to the social safety net. These are all of the government handouts the democrats are so fond of and they cost us almost $400 billion a year.

So there you have it. 86 million Americans work hard to pay $1.9 trillion dollars in benefits to 148 million others every single year.

How is this fair? How is this a workable model for an economy? Eventually, the needy will grow beyond the working people’s ability to support them. When that happens, the country will collapse.


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Selfishness is a vestigial reptile brain survival trait, which no longer serves a positive purpose in modern society. You might want to try and evolve.

its selfish to want people to take care of themselves? you are screwed up dude

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its selfish to want people to take care of themselves? you are screwed up dude

I take it as a badge of honor to have you consider me screwed up. Look at your avatar and your whole one issue(hater) shtick.

its selfish to want people to take care of themselves? you are screwed up dude

What is selfish is to deny that some people cannot take care of themselves.

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I take it as a badge of honor to have you consider me screwed up. Look at your avatar and your whole one issue(hater) shtick.

What is selfish is to deny that some people cannot take care of themselves.

 

But do we want a society of people that cannot take care of themselves>

 

Society can only survive if everyone does everything possible to avoid being dependent on someone else.

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Out of that 147 million, you are including the folks who paid in to SS, and unemployment, which are self funding programs.

 

And of the food stamp people, many are just getting partial benefits.So you OP is skewed and untrustworthy!

 

And there is NO MENTION of the huge amount that corporate welfare gobbles up! See the thread about Jessie Ventura on todays NHB.

 

These figures would not be so high, if we hadn't had the Rethuglican initiated fianancial collapse!

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I take it as a badge of honor to have you consider me screwed up. Look at your avatar and your whole one issue(hater) shtick.

What is selfish is to deny that some people cannot take care of themselves.

You're saying that there are 148 million people who cannot take care of themselves?

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More porn for libs.

 

 

or anyone that just got done paying your taxes and are in a surly mood, don’t read this article, it’ll only enrage you further. If you work a full-time job in the private sector, congratulations, you are one hell of a philanthropist. More than half of the federal taxes you pay go to fund benefits for someone else. You are one of 86 million employees that subsidize the 148 million benefit recipients in America.

Terence P. Jeffrey did a wonderful piece for cnsnews.com, which shows how few working Americans are bearing the brunt of the responsibility for supporting the democrat’s social safety net. You should definitely read it, but here’s the gist:

103,087,000 people work full-time, year-round in the United States. Of that number, 16,606,000 work for the government. Since taxpayers pay the salaries of government workers, Jeffrey discounts this number as irrelevant to the argument. What we are left with is 86,429,000 Americans who work full-time in the private sector or are self-employed.

Counting those on welfare, food stamps, living in public housing, receiving Medicaid, getting unemployment insurance, and every other social program you can think of, there are 147,802,000 benefit takers in America. That does not count the 3,178,000 veterans that receive benefits because I think we can all agree that the men and women of our military have more than earned what they receive.

So, bottom line: 86,429,000 of us are busting our asses to pay the benefits of 147,802,000 other people. I understand that some of that number represents disabled folks and others that are truly needy. I’m fine with that, but the bulk of benefit receivers are able-bodied and choose not to pull their own weight.

Let’s put this into further perspective by heading over to the Center On Budget And Policy Priorities to see where our federal tax dollars go:

19% goes to defense. I’m fine with this. I believe in a strong national defense and don’t cry about my minimal contribution to it.

 

17% goes to various programs that include veteran’s benefits, education, infrastructure, and research. Again, no complaints from me about this piece of the pie.

6% goes to paying interest on the national debt. I’d like a better monetary system in this country, but until that happens, we have to pay our bills.

Okay, so far we have 42% of our tax dollars going to things that are good, necessary, and benefit the country. What about the remaining 58%? Check this out:

24% goes to social security. Before you say that people getting SS benefits have paid into the system and earned the money they get, ask yourself why nearly a quarter of every tax dollar you pay goes to fund this. It’s supposed to be a self-financing program, but clearly it’s not because there’s way too many people that never paid a dime to FICA pulling down checks.

22% goes to Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP. These are pre-ObamaCare numbers. Why do we need socialized medicine, when we already have it? Or, why do we have to pay higher health insurance premiums to pay for something we already pay for with our taxes? This one bugs me the most.

12% goes to the social safety net. These are all of the government handouts the democrats are so fond of and they cost us almost $400 billion a year.

So there you have it. 86 million Americans work hard to pay $1.9 trillion dollars in benefits to 148 million others every single year.

How is this fair? How is this a workable model for an economy? Eventually, the needy will grow beyond the working people’s ability to support them. When that happens, the country will collapse.

 

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It's time you got a job and one for your wife, and other jobs for your kids.

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In 01/04 the labor force participation rate was at about 66%. Currently it's about 63%. That's about a 4% drop. OMG! 4%! The sky is surely falling!

 

Dare I suggest the economy that crashed in the final months of the Bush administration due to Republican policies had a little something to do with that?

 

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In 01/04 the labor force participation rate was at about 66%. Currently it's about 63%. That's about a 4% drop. OMG! 4%! The sky is surely falling!

 

Dare I suggest the economy that crashed in the final months of the Bush administration due to Republican policies had a little something to do with that?

 

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No it was Clinton's fault.

Clinton caused the Economic Disaster of 2008 when Clinton enacted the Community Reinvestment Act that forced banks to make sub prime loans.

Clinton enacted NAFDA which forced businesses to sent all the low paying jobs out of America.

Clinton killed 3000 Americans on 9/11 because Clinton failed to stop the buildup of Islamic Terrorists that he knew was occurring.

Obama agreed with the Bush Middle East Policy.

Since the justification for hating Bush is not economy, jobs or war, the reason there are Bush Haters must be because Bush was a Christian.

Progressives, Liberals, Atheists, Socialists and Democrats (PLASDs) hate God, Christians and the Bible, so much they will say anything to destroy God, Christians and the Bible.

Atheist hate God, Christians and the Bible because God, Christians and the Bible rebuke the evil (homosexuality, adultery and drugs) that Atheists advocate, implement or participate in.

Democrats promise hope but deliver misery.

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Check this out:

24% goes to social security. Before you say that people getting SS benefits have paid into the system and earned the money they get, ask yourself why nearly a quarter of every tax dollar you pay goes to fund this. It’s supposed to be a self-financing program, but clearly it’s not because there’s way too many people that never paid a dime to FICA pulling down checks.

 

According to the numbers I found on Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_Security_(United_States)#Social_Security_Benefits_and_Income_2012) the SS/Medicare system is NOT operating in the red, it actually put a surplus of $17.1 billion into the treasury in 2012. Saying 24% of the budget goes to SS is dishonest if more than 24% of revenues come from SS.

 

Future demographics will change this but for now you are either being deceived or are a liar.

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No it was Clinton's fault.

Clinton caused the Economic Disaster of 2008 when Clinton enacted the Community Reinvestment Act that forced banks to make sub prime loans.

Clinton enacted NAFDA which forced businesses to sent all the low paying jobs out of America.

Clinton killed 3000 Americans on 9/11 because Clinton failed to stop the buildup of Islamic Terrorists that he knew was occurring.

Obama agreed with the Bush Middle East Policy.

Since the justification for hating Bush is not economy, jobs or war, the reason there are Bush Haters must be because Bush was a Christian.

Progressives, Liberals, Atheists, Socialists and Democrats (PLASDs) hate God, Christians and the Bible, so much they will say anything to destroy God, Christians and the Bible.

Atheist hate God, Christians and the Bible because God, Christians and the Bible rebuke the evil (homosexuality, adultery and drugs) that Atheists advocate, implement or participate in.

Democrats promise hope but deliver misery.y

 

 

 

At the end of his eight years in office President Clinton left incoming President Bush with a healthy roaring economy.

 

At the end of his eight years in office President Bush left incoming President Obama with economy crashing at levels not seen since the Great Depression.

 

Now, at the end of five years conservatives want to fault President Obama with not having brought back a roaring economy when he's been having to try to work for over half of that time with a Republican controlled House of Representatives that refuses to pass compromise legislation.

 

Facts.

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At the end of his eight years in office President Clinton left incoming President Bush with a healthy roaring economy.

 

At the end of his eight years in office President Bush left incoming President Obama with economy crashing at levels not seen since the Great Depression.

 

Now, at the end of five years conservatives want to fault President Obama with not having brought back a roaring economy when he's been having to try to work for over half of that time with a Republican controlled House of Representatives that refuses to pass compromise legislation.

 

Facts.

 

Ticking Time Bombs

 

Democrats have an amazing ability to start Ticking Time Bombs that do not explode until Republicans get in office.

 

Roosevelt starts government Socialism

 

Kennedy gets involved in Viet Nam

 

Johnson adds Medicaid to Social Security

 

Clinton authorizes NAFTA and the Community Reinvestment Act. Clinton kicks the can on Islamic Terrorism. Clinton kicks the can ton the Internet Bubble

 

Obama starts Obamacare and created a 16 Trillion Dollar debt.

 

Overall these programs have produced a Stockpile of Misery in America that cannot be resolved by human means. There are millions of people in America that are not employable or trainable because of mental/physical conditions associated with homosexuality, adultery and drugs that are advocated and encouraged by PLASDs.

 

This Stockpile of Misery was created by the Socialistic Programs of Democrats. Some would say the Democrats had good intentions, but I believe the Democrats saw the opportunity to buy votes through Socialistic Programs. America can no longer sustain the Stockpile of Misery.

 

Something is going to happen. I only hope this disaster occurs while Democrats are still in office.

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More porn for libs.

 

 

or anyone that just got done paying your taxes and are in a surly mood, don’t read this article, it’ll only enrage you further. If you work a full-time job in the private sector, congratulations, you are one hell of a philanthropist. More than half of the federal taxes you pay go to fund benefits for someone else. You are one of 86 million employees that subsidize the 148 million benefit recipients in America.

Terence P. Jeffrey did a wonderful piece for cnsnews.com, which shows how few working Americans are bearing the brunt of the responsibility for supporting the democrat’s social safety net. You should definitely read it, but here’s the gist:

103,087,000 people work full-time, year-round in the United States. Of that number, 16,606,000 work for the government. Since taxpayers pay the salaries of government workers, Jeffrey discounts this number as irrelevant to the argument. What we are left with is 86,429,000 Americans who work full-time in the private sector or are self-employed.

Counting those on welfare, food stamps, living in public housing, receiving Medicaid, getting unemployment insurance, and every other social program you can think of, there are 147,802,000 benefit takers in America. That does not count the 3,178,000 veterans that receive benefits because I think we can all agree that the men and women of our military have more than earned what they receive.

So, bottom line: 86,429,000 of us are busting our asses to pay the benefits of 147,802,000 other people. I understand that some of that number represents disabled folks and others that are truly needy. I’m fine with that, but the bulk of benefit receivers are able-bodied and choose not to pull their own weight.

Let’s put this into further perspective by heading over to the Center On Budget And Policy Priorities to see where our federal tax dollars go:

19% goes to defense. I’m fine with this. I believe in a strong national defense and don’t cry about my minimal contribution to it.

 

17% goes to various programs that include veteran’s benefits, education, infrastructure, and research. Again, no complaints from me about this piece of the pie.

6% goes to paying interest on the national debt. I’d like a better monetary system in this country, but until that happens, we have to pay our bills.

Okay, so far we have 42% of our tax dollars going to things that are good, necessary, and benefit the country. What about the remaining 58%? Check this out:

24% goes to social security. Before you say that people getting SS benefits have paid into the system and earned the money they get, ask yourself why nearly a quarter of every tax dollar you pay goes to fund this. It’s supposed to be a self-financing program, but clearly it’s not because there’s way too many people that never paid a dime to FICA pulling down checks.

22% goes to Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP. These are pre-ObamaCare numbers. Why do we need socialized medicine, when we already have it? Or, why do we have to pay higher health insurance premiums to pay for something we already pay for with our taxes? This one bugs me the most.

12% goes to the social safety net. These are all of the government handouts the democrats are so fond of and they cost us almost $400 billion a year.

So there you have it. 86 million Americans work hard to pay $1.9 trillion dollars in benefits to 148 million others every single year.

How is this fair? How is this a workable model for an economy? Eventually, the needy will grow beyond the working people’s ability to support them. When that happens, the country will collapse.

 

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The numbers in this article don't support the premise.

 

At the end of his eight years in office President Clinton left incoming President Bush with a healthy roaring economy.

Yes, but Clinton was forced by Republicans to sign a budget that cut a lot of government spending. He also benefited from a huge technology boom that he had nothing to do with. So in reality, he happened to be in the right place at the right time and can take zero credit for it.

 

At the end of his eight years in office President Bush left incoming President Obama with economy crashing at levels not seen since the Great Depression.

Minus the hyperbole, yes he did. But in the same way that Clinton can't take all (or really, any) of the credit, neither can all of the blame be leveled on Bush. The housing bubble burst was seen coming years before it finally happened and was completely ignored by Congress, especially those who were in a position to do something, like Barney Frank. And if Democrats are such financial geniuses, why didn't they do something when they had control of Congress during the latter part of Bush's presidency?

 

Now, at the end of five years conservatives want to fault President Obama with not having brought back a roaring economy when he's been having to try to work for over half of that time with a Republican controlled House of Representatives that refuses to pass compromise legislation.

The Democrats have been equally, if not more unwilling to compromise. We haven't had a budget since Obama took office because of the Democrats, period. They didn't even make an attempt when they had control and every budget passed to them since has been shot down without even a vote.

 

Facts.

Yes, those were facts. But they were facts completely void of context, which make them as useful as lies.

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Selfishness is a vestigial reptile brain survival trait, which no longer serves a positive purpose in modern society. You might want to try and evolve.

 

There is no greater generosity than generosity shown with other people's money.

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The numbers in this article don't support the premise.

 

 

Yes, but Clinton was forced by Republicans to sign a budget that cut a lot of government spending. He also benefited from a huge technology boom that he had nothing to do with. So in reality, he happened to be in the right place at the right time and can take zero credit for it.

 

 

Minus the hyperbole, yes he did. But in the same way that Clinton can't take all (or really, any) of the credit, neither can all of the blame be leveled on Bush. The housing bubble burst was seen coming years before it finally happened and was completely ignored by Congress, especially those who were in a position to do something, like Barney Frank. And if Democrats are such financial geniuses, why didn't they do something when they had control of Congress during the latter part of Bush's presidency?

 

 

The Democrats have been equally, if not more unwilling to compromise. We haven't had a budget since Obama took office because of the Democrats, period. They didn't even make an attempt when they had control and every budget passed to them since has been shot down without even a vote.

 

 

Yes, those were facts. But they were facts completely void of context, which make them as useful as lies.

Too many "yeah, buts" there son!

 

That, and a lot of weasel words.

 

Truth sucks, doesn't it?

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More porn for libs.

 

 

or anyone that just got done paying your taxes and are in a surly mood, don’t read this article, it’ll only enrage you further. If you work a full-time job in the private sector, congratulations, you are one hell of a philanthropist. More than half of the federal taxes you pay go to fund benefits for someone else. You are one of 86 million employees that subsidize the 148 million benefit recipients in America.

Terence P. Jeffrey did a wonderful piece for cnsnews.com, which shows how few working Americans are bearing the brunt of the responsibility for supporting the democrat’s social safety net. You should definitely read it, but here’s the gist:

103,087,000 people work full-time, year-round in the United States. Of that number, 16,606,000 work for the government. Since taxpayers pay the salaries of government workers, Jeffrey discounts this number as irrelevant to the argument. What we are left with is 86,429,000 Americans who work full-time in the private sector or are self-employed.

Counting those on welfare, food stamps, living in public housing, receiving Medicaid, getting unemployment insurance, and every other social program you can think of, there are 147,802,000 benefit takers in America. That does not count the 3,178,000 veterans that receive benefits because I think we can all agree that the men and women of our military have more than earned what they receive.

So, bottom line: 86,429,000 of us are busting our asses to pay the benefits of 147,802,000 other people. I understand that some of that number represents disabled folks and others that are truly needy. I’m fine with that, but the bulk of benefit receivers are able-bodied and choose not to pull their own weight.

Let’s put this into further perspective by heading over to the Center On Budget And Policy Priorities to see where our federal tax dollars go:

19% goes to defense. I’m fine with this. I believe in a strong national defense and don’t cry about my minimal contribution to it.

17% goes to various programs that include veteran’s benefits, education, infrastructure, and research. Again, no complaints from me about this piece of the pie.

6% goes to paying interest on the national debt. I’d like a better monetary system in this country, but until that happens, we have to pay our bills.

Okay, so far we have 42% of our tax dollars going to things that are good, necessary, and benefit the country. What about the remaining 58%? Check this out:

24% goes to social security. Before you say that people getting SS benefits have paid into the system and earned the money they get, ask yourself why nearly a quarter of every tax dollar you pay goes to fund this. It’s supposed to be a self-financing program, but clearly it’s not because there’s way too many people that never paid a dime to FICA pulling down checks.

22% goes to Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP. These are pre-ObamaCare numbers. Why do we need socialized medicine, when we already have it? Or, why do we have to pay higher health insurance premiums to pay for something we already pay for with our taxes? This one bugs me the most.

12% goes to the social safety net. These are all of the government handouts the democrats are so fond of and they cost us almost $400 billion a year.

So there you have it. 86 million Americans work hard to pay $1.9 trillion dollars in benefits to 148 million others every single year.

How is this fair? How is this a workable model for an economy? Eventually, the needy will grow beyond the working people’s ability to support them. When that happens, the country will collapse.

Read more: http://seriouslyepicstuff.com/86-million-americans-work-support-148-million-dont/#ixzz2zUV9lvf8

Did you see the Fed report I posted earlier. I wonder about you Vegas. 1.2 Trillion paid to Corporations. Now if Welfare adds up to more than that I will kiss your ASS! Get it right. I'm going to start blasting your ASS!

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Did you see the Fed report I posted earlier. I wonder about you Vegas. 1.2 Trillion paid to Corporations. Now if Welfare adds up to more than that I will kiss your ASS! Get it right. I'm going to start blasting your ASS!

Well asshat, this thread isn't about corporations. Its about the leaches. Yes, corps are evil, but that is another thread.

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