Welfare Programs Now One-Sixth Of Federal Budget


Unreal. Liberals think this helps, but in truth it just encourages dependency.
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Federal welfare programs now account for one-sixth of the federal budget ($588 billion), a figure that does not even include unemployment benefits, Social Security, and Medicare, reports Bill Frezza of Forbes.

The bleak Obama economy, however, is only factor driving welfare’s growth, says Frezza. Corporate cronyism that profits from poverty programs has helped fuel a welfare industry that uses taxpayer dollars to generate corporate profits in ways that grow government:

Today, agricultural interests are still among the biggest advocates for these programs, but other industries are learning that they too can make a buck by promoting America’s war on poverty…



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