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Recovery? Half of American Households Living on Government Benefits

MacQ - Texas Wrote: May 26, 2012 3:25 PM
Barack's goal. The more on govt checks the closer he is to success.
Jerry1 Wrote: May 26, 2012 3:26 PM
Yea, Communist Rule #11, if you don't vote for me, I will take away your check.
MacQ - Texas Wrote: May 26, 2012 3:31 PM
Exactly. What's the first thing he threatened when he was facing off with congress over the debt limit? Not to send seniors their SS checks.
Do these morons want him to be able to threaten us all to get his way?
MacQ - Texas Wrote: May 26, 2012 3:25 PM
And the more private sector businesses he can put under, the better for his goal.

Some astoundingly grim news on the "economic recovery" front: half of American households are receiving government funds to support themselves. No matter which way you slice it, this number isn't good news for the Obama administration -- they can spin the jobs numbers by ignoring the number of people who dropped out of the workforce, but this statistic is pretty straightforward.

The 49.1% of the population in a household that gets benefits is up from 30% in the early 1980s and 44.4% as recently as the third quarter of 2008.

The increase in recent years is...