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Federal Welfare Spending
to Skyrocket 80 Percent
in Next Decade

Weekly Standard, by Daniel Halper

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 1/15/2013 10:38:58 AM

Federal welfare spending will skyrocket 80 percent over the next decade, according to new analysis by the minority side of the Senate Budget Committee. Here´s a chart, provided by the committee, detailing the growth in spending: "This chart displays projected federal spending on federal welfare programs over the next ten years, based on data from the Congressional Research Service and Congressional Budget Office," the Republican side of the Senate Budget Committee explains. "These figures do not count state contributions to federal welfare programs (primarily on low-income health assistance) which brought total welfare spending in FY2011

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This is absolutely stunning. And the Republicans cower in their corners and never utter a word about the devastation we are facing in this country.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: DaBigGuy, 1/15/2013 10:59:19 AM     (No. 9117585)

Not to worry. Zero will knock that down to a mere 79% and claim some mythical budget cut.

It´s well past time to end this failed foolishness and the bureaucracy it rode in on.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Coy860, 1/15/2013 11:00:41 AM     (No. 9117591)

Obama votes and democrat votes don´t come cheap ! Too bad WE working tax paying Republicans have to foot the bill.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 1/15/2013 11:06:55 AM     (No. 9117613)

Translation:

"Dem voters expected to rise by 80% in next decade"

All going as planned.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: philly_patriot, 1/15/2013 11:30:33 AM     (No. 9117666)

If Liberal ´war on poverty´ and ´bootstrap empowerment´ were not just ways of funneling federal dollars to an politically connected entrenched group of Purveyors of Poverty funds, Federal Welfare Funds would not be increasing.

I will never forget seeing a group of older women, all sitting at desks in a room, 8 hours a day running a federal ´contracting skills´ program for a dozen minority youth .......... ....... and making $50,000 - 60,000 annually with absolutely no qualifications other than being relatives of Black Phila D politicians.



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Reply 5 - Posted by: philly_patriot, 1/15/2013 11:33:06 AM     (No. 9117675)

Postscript

Their salaries shocked me at the time as it was c 1982 at a time when college graduates were making less that $20,000 per year.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: olcap, 1/15/2013 12:57:08 PM     (No. 9117881)

I wonder if that includes the humongous corporate welfare?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 1/15/2013 12:57:21 PM     (No. 9117883)

Anarchy in the streets will materialize before the end of the next decade, so I wouldn`t worry about this too much.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Revolution76, 1/15/2013 1:52:12 PM     (No. 9118011)

Cloward-Piven.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Penney, 1/15/2013 4:00:49 PM     (No. 9118313)

Think of this as 0bama surrounds himself with children tomorrow. The statist pols´ unbridled spending policies are but setting America´s future generations up for a rude awakening in less than 10 years. mmm mmm mmm

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