After trillions of spent dollars on our government’s supposed “War on Poverty”, what exactly does the United States have to show for it? Millions still live in poverty (although the definition of “poverty” in the United States includes ownership of flat screen TVs, cable/satellite television service and high speed Internet) despite the enormous toll the […]
The U.S. government has cleverly designed a social entitlement system that pays people more than the minimum wage in 35 states according to the Cato Institute, a system that deincentivizes work and encourages lifelong dependence on the welfare state, not to mention solidifies a solid and reliable voting block.
A show of hands, please – how many knew of the nearly $3.3 billion the government overpaid in unemployment benefits due to fraudulent claims in fiscal year 2011 alone? My guess … probably not many, and that is a large part of the problem of government corruption and how little Americans know of the true cost of […]