Dependency on the Government Greatest Since 1929

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    Benefit spending soars to new high - USATODAY.com

    Well, who would've thought that? Americans are now more dependent on the government than ever before.

    Economic freedom is rapidly becoming old-fashioned it seems.
     
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    No worries--Obama's volunteer corps will fix everything for free. :lol:
     
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    Yeah, "free" until the Chinese get tired of lending us "money".

    When that happens, the bill arrives not in Washington, but in the mailboxes of every American who dares to make a living independent of the government.
     
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    Much MUCH greater than in 1929.

    In '29 there was no unemployment insurance, no social security, no heating assistance, no welfare, no food stamps, either.

    In the years following '29 whole cities of displaced unemployed indigent people living in tents and shacks sprang up. There were hundreds of these canvas and tin slums and millions of Americans living in them

    They were call Hoovervilles.

    Damned right Americans are more reliant on our government and hat's off to the government for being there for them, too.
     
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    The government does not have a business that earns money. The only way they can get money is to either tax the public, or print money without any gold standard to back it up, or borrow from foreign countries. That is what is happening today. The government is taxing the population to pay for these socialistic programs and is printing and borrowing money that it can't possibly hope to pay for. Is that what you are supporting? If so, you are one real dumb ass just like most blind liberals. Do you have a budget at your home? How far in debt are you, and if you are in debt, how do you expect to get out of debt? Oh, you will just let your kids inherit it, huh? Well, that is the irrational an irresponsible mindset and action that our present Obama led government is heaping onto the American people.
     
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    HOORAY... HOORAY... WE'RE MORE LIKE COMMUNISTS EVERY DAY... HOORAY!... :eusa_hand:

    Some of the shit people say on here... really makes my stomach turn.
     
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    That you would let people starve to death in a shitty ass economy rather than *gasp* the richest government in the world help them is fucking disgusting.
     
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    It is fascinating how the liberal mind will worry over giving up basic American freedoms in the name of national security, but in the same moment, argue for giving up many of those same freedoms in the name of "government assistance".

    Thomas Jefferson would be terribly dissapointed with your inarticulate attempt at big government rationalization...

    A government big enough to give you everything you want is strong enough to take from you everything you have.
     
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    The liberal mind seems to think that money comes from a government source that we don't know about. I would really like to bitch slap every liberal into realization that the money our government spends comes directly from the pockets of the American people that it says it represents, or it is borrowed from foreign countries, or is printed without legal authority to do so.
     
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    Oh? Exactly what freedoms are we losing by having a safety net? The freedom to starve to death if we lose our jobs cause the economy is tanking?
     

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