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Entitlement Transfers Have Increased 727% in Last 50 Years

Jerry1 Wrote: Sep 02, 2012 6:33 PM
If the ACA, Affordable Communist Care, goes through, then someone MIDDLE CLASS... Making $57k/yr, will pay 51% in taxes, this is going BACKWARD.
SelfGoverning Wrote: Sep 02, 2012 6:36 PM

Backward? Premiums have never been as high since Owebummer got in, and they will get even much higher for the ones who pay into their plans, which is the working stiffs.

Jerry1 Wrote: Sep 02, 2012 6:40 PM
Aside from the $715 BILLION he is STEALING from Granny...

There is ANOTHER TRILLION in TAXES on TOP of everything else.

SelfGoverning Wrote: Sep 02, 2012 6:49 PM

You're right, and the worst part is America will be paying more for less. OwebummerCare has about 160 committees and a bunch of agencies to oversee it; Dem governmental political appointees for the most part. In due time they will bring our prized world's best health care to Russian 1950's standards.

As we all know entitlement reform is a big topic of conversation for this upcoming election. Will the Romney/Ryan plan break down Medicare? Will President Obama continue the constantly growing entitlement program?

In a new analysis from The Wall Street Journal we see that entitlement programs have grown at an average rate of 4% each year since 1960.

The growth of entitlement payments over the past half-century has been breathtaking. In 1960, U.S. government transfers to individuals totaled about $24 billion in current dollars, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. By 2010 that total was almost 100 times...