Another Progressive Success, Maine- Welfare recipients outnumber taxpayers

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    Another Progressive Success, Maine- Welfare recipients outnumber taxpayers

    Comrades

    good news today

    Finally, we have a success
    h/t Moonbattery


    Bangor Daily News

    discovered that 445,074 Mainers paid state income tax, while 453,194 received some sort of state aid.

    In Maine, Medicaid, welfare, food stamps and subsidies for education have a combined enrollment of 660,000.

    Adjusting for overlap reduces the number to 453,194 — or 8,120 more people on state assistance than there are state income taxpayers in Maine.
     
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    The Left eats this stuff up....
    They love people dependent on government.
     
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    Of course
    there is no really interest in getting people off the system
    or really helping them out of poverty

    it would hurt their voting numbers
     
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    This is very very very very bad.
     
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    Actually

    it really is....

    It is is a formula for disaster
     
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    The Takers are beginning to outnumber the Producers all across this country. Millions & Millions of Americans don't even pay Taxes. And then there's 'Generation Gimme' now demanding their Freebies too. Man,what a mess. Hello Third World,not so nice to meet you. :(
     
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    I must have missed the part of the article that said only people who paid no taxes received welfare, while no tax payers received welfare. Could one of you geniuses point that out to me? Thanks.
     
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    I knew it. The leeches have outnumber the givers.. Only 56 more states to go.
     
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    Paul LePage, the Republican governor of Maine, mentioned an uncomfortable truth in a radio address this month: Maine has more welfare recipients than income tax payers
     
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    Takers will always take. But what happens when there are no more Producers to take from? I guess we'll be getting that answer in the very near future. Third World here we come.
     

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