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The 35.4 Percent: 109,631,000 on Welfare
Cybercast News Service, by Terence P. Jeffrey

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Posted By:JoniTx, 8/20/2014 6:16:40 AM

109,631,000 Americans lived in households that received benefits from one or more federally funded "means-tested programs" — also known as welfare — as of the fourth quarter of 2012, according to data released Tuesday by the Census Bureau. The Census Bureau has not yet reported how many were on welfare in 2013 or the first two quarters of 2014. But the 109,631,000 living in households taking federal welfare benefits as of the end of 2012, according to the Census Bureau, equaled 35.4 percent of all 309,467,000 people living in the United States at that time. When those receiving benefits from non-means-tested

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: steveW, 8/20/2014 6:24:08 AM     (No. 9973013)

How the Left sees this: only 64.6% to go.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: pineledger, 8/20/2014 6:30:51 AM     (No. 9973015)

No wonder Smidgen´s rating doesn´t drop below 40%


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Reply 3 - Posted by: pineledger, 8/20/2014 7:38:50 AM     (No. 9973061)

Oh dear.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mws50, 8/20/2014 7:47:42 AM     (No. 9973076)

Math is hard for #3.

The federal government does not have the constitutional authority to take money from me and give it to people that do not work. And yet, they are doing it. The federal government has assumed a state´s right, so democraps can stay in power.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: LouD, 8/20/2014 8:47:57 AM     (No. 9973200)

At least, #6, banksters, wall street and corporations provide jobs that supply the money you claim the government gives them.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mws50, 8/20/2014 8:50:12 AM     (No. 9973206)

They do not do that #6. The federal governments, state governments and local governments give businesses tax incentives to relocate to their areas or stay in our Nation so they can increase their tax income. Free clue: If a business gets a $10 million incentive and brings 1,000 new taxpayers to the area, the area has a net increase in taxes for decades. Not to mention all the local businesses that furnish construction, material, vehicles, food, lodging, etc. for the new company.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mickturn, 8/20/2014 8:50:49 AM     (No. 9973210)

Means tested only means they make money on the sly doing odd jobs...IF they WORK at all!

As far as I´m concerned, you don´t work and pay your income taxes YOU DON´T VOTE!

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Reply 8 - Posted by: curious1, 8/20/2014 10:05:16 AM     (No. 9973363)

And tell me again, HOW can the unemployment ´rate´ be 6.2%??????

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Reply 9 - Posted by: craige, 8/20/2014 11:30:53 AM     (No. 9973491)

The only way to fix this, is to do away with much of the ´welfare state´, including ObamaCare and Supplemental Security. Social Security will have to be pared back to a minimum benefit (probably $1,000 a month or less).

Since I am 64 years old, I´m not looking forward to this. But I would vote for it.

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