This is the America President Obama has been working hard to create – a welfare nation. According to a new report by Senate Republicans federal welfare spending will increase by 80% in a decade. That’s almost double the already out-of-control 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 to more than $1 trillion – dwarfing any other budget item including Medicare and Social Security, and totaling enough to mail every household in poverty a check for 60k each year.” (Read More)
The more they spend on welfare, the more poverty increases. Is it any wonder long term unemployment is at its worst level since WWII? But any time anyone mentions any of this they’re accused of wanting poor kids to starve.
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