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Food Stamps Up 45%; Federal Handouts Up 32%

Friday, January 27, 2012

Dependency Nation

Is Obama turning the country into a welfare society and away from one focused on opportunity?

While it’s true that the country has been headed in this direction for many years — with the explosion in entitlements since the 1960s and the aging of the population — Obama has, in fact, greatly accelerated the trend. Examples:

Direct payments. The amount of money the federal government hands out in direct payments to individuals steadily increased over the past four decades, but shot up under Obama, climbing by almost $600 billion — a 32% increase — in his first three years. And Obama’s last budget called for these payments to climb another $500 billion by 2016, at which point they would account for fully two-thirds of all federal spending.

People getting benefits. According to the Census Bureau 49% now live in homes where at least one person gets a federal benefit — Social Security, workers comp, unemployment, subsidized housing, and the like. That’s up from 44% the year before Obama took office, and way up from 1983, when fewer than a third were government beneficiaries.

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  • John

    Obama has turned the Country into a welfare state and he is making conditions worse every day. We need to make Barrack Husane Obama less than a one term president.

    • http://Facebook Que Dub

      WHAT THE H3LLL !!!! 15 MILLION immigrants & illegals are drawing these food stamps, welfare, etc,.!!!~! moose-slum illegals too!!! nobbamma is spreading our tax $$$$$ !!!

    • el_loco_jp

      “But, but, but … it’s all George Bush’s fault” – Barack Hussein Odummy

    • http://facebook ronald yurchak

      Yes, he really is the FOOD STAMP president and he’s trying to put you on that plan.

    • Floyd

      Lamentations 1

      1 [a]How deserted lies the city,
      once so full of people!
      How like a widow is she,
      who once was great among the nations!
      She who was queen among the provinces
      has now become a slave.

      2 Bitterly she weeps at night,
      tears are on her cheeks.
      Among all her lovers
      there is no one to comfort her.
      All her friends have betrayed her;
      they have become her enemies.

      3 After affliction and harsh labor,
      Judah has gone into exile.
      She dwells among the nations;
      she finds no resting place.
      All who pursue her have overtaken her
      in the midst of her distress.

      4 The roads to Zion mourn,
      for no one comes to her appointed festivals.
      All her gateways are desolate,
      her priests groan,
      her young women grieve,
      and she is in bitter anguish.

      5 Her foes have become her masters;
      her enemies are at ease.
      The LORD has brought her grief
      because of her many sins.
      Her children have gone into exile,
      captive before the foe.

      6 All the splendor has departed
      from Daughter Zion.
      Her princes are like deer
      that find no pasture;
      in weakness they have fled
      before the pursuer.

      7 In the days of her affliction and wandering
      Jerusalem remembers all the treasures
      that were hers in days of old.
      When her people fell into enemy hands,
      there was no one to help her.
      Her enemies looked at her
      and laughed at her destruction.

      8 Jerusalem has sinned greatly
      and so has become unclean.
      All who honored her despise her,
      for they have all seen her naked;
      she herself groans
      and turns away.

      9 Her filthiness clung to her skirts;
      she did not consider her future.
      Her fall was astounding;
      there was none to comfort her.
      “Look, LORD, on my affliction,
      for the enemy has triumphed.”

      10 The enemy laid hands
      on all her treasures;
      she saw pagan nations
      enter her sanctuary—
      those you had forbidden
      to enter your assembly.

      11 All her people groan
      as they search for bread;
      they barter their treasures for food
      to keep themselves alive.
      “Look, LORD, and consider,
      for I am despised.”

      12 “Is it nothing to you, all you who pass by?
      Look around and see.
      Is any suffering like my suffering
      that was inflicted on me,
      that the LORD brought on me
      in the day of his fierce anger?

      13 “From on high he sent fire,
      sent it down into my bones.
      He spread a net for my feet
      and turned me back.
      He made me desolate,
      faint all the day long.

      14 “My sins have been bound into a yoke[b];
      by his hands they were woven together.
      They have been hung on my neck,
      and the Lord has sapped my strength.
      He has given me into the hands
      of those I cannot withstand.

      15 “The Lord has rejected
      all the warriors in my midst;
      he has summoned an army against me
      to[c] crush my young men.
      In his winepress the Lord has trampled
      Virgin Daughter Judah.

      16 “This is why I weep
      and my eyes overflow with tears.
      No one is near to comfort me,
      no one to restore my spirit.
      My children are destitute
      because the enemy has prevailed.”

      17 Zion stretches out her hands,
      but there is no one to comfort her.
      The LORD has decreed for Jacob
      that his neighbors become his foes;
      Jerusalem has become
      an unclean thing among them.

      18 “The LORD is righteous,
      yet I rebelled against his command.
      Listen, all you peoples;
      look on my suffering.
      My young men and young women
      have gone into exile.

      19 “I called to my allies
      but they betrayed me.
      My priests and my elders
      perished in the city
      while they searched for food
      to keep themselves alive.

      20 “See, LORD, how distressed I am!
      I am in torment within,
      and in my heart I am disturbed,
      for I have been most rebellious.
      Outside, the sword bereaves;
      inside, there is only death.

      21 “People have heard my groaning,
      but there is no one to comfort me.
      All my enemies have heard of my distress;
      they rejoice at what you have done.
      May you bring the day you have announced
      so they may become like me.

      22 “Let all their wickedness come before you;
      deal with them
      as you have dealt with me
      because of all my sins.
      My groans are many
      and my heart is faint.”

    • Proud Patriot

      If only people would remember what a prosperous nation we were when we honored God.

    • Floyd

      My son’s next door neighbor is here illegally, Been here for 10 yrs now.. wont drive his car in fear he’ll be pulled over and sent back to mexico his green card has expired years ago, But he has 3 kids and his wife here with him,, Colleting Food stamps, Merdicare,,Has a job working 7 days a week in a factory,, THE SAME PLACE MY SON WAS LAID OFF FROM.. And WE are Americans..My family has roots in this country for OVER 100 years..Whats WRONG with this picture…?????

    • Peanut

      Has your son reported this illegal alien invader?

      If not, THAT is what is wrong with this picture! He should picket outside his old factory wearing a sandwich board informing all that illegals work there while he, a legal American citizen is laid off.

    • Proud Patriot

      Ask Obama, he stopped deportations so each and every case could be gone over. Then if the person did not commit a violent crime, they are given a work permit.
      He favor illegals over citizens. He hastes America. I am praying he is a one term president.

    • Jesus

      You idiots do realize that Social Security, workmen’s comp and unemployment are not government handouts? These are all programs that we pay into so that when we get hurt, become unemployed and reach retirement age we can do so without having to live on the street? Do you also realize that the use of food stamps is actually lower now than when Bush left office? I know…you folks don’t want to let facts get in the way of your anger!

    • Jesus

      Oh, and for you immigrant haters…Obama has also deported more illegals than Bush did in his entire 2 terms!

    • Peanut

      YOU talk about not letting FACTS getting in the way while you ignore the sourced article giving FACTS.

      There is also a pretty picture for you to look at in case you are illiterate. But no, WE are the “idiots” in your bizarro world.

    • Proud Patriot

      I think what people are aying is that they are handouts to people that have not paid into the system. Illegals are collecting without having paid in.

    • Charlie

      Used to be family took care of family, or the church stepped in to help. The country would probably be better off if the government had not started all of these programs to take care of everyone.

  • Barbara Simpson listener

    It is so obvious what it going on here.Dumbo Obummer is changing this into a dependant state.

    • Fina Biscotti

      @ Barbara – and others:
      use this term =

      “Bureaucratic despotism”

  • nctar

    Call it what it is…soci alism. Obama and his cronies have to go.

    • http://facebook ronald yurchak

      I read so many things like Obama and his cronies must go but, I wonder how many people will make that happen?.

    • Fina Biscotti

      Here is something to pass around:

      Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy. Its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.”– Winston Churchill

      These are possibly the 5 best sentences you’ll ever read:
      Unfortunately, most voters don’t know this.

      1. You cannot legislate the poor into prosperity, by legislating the wealth out of prosperity.

      2. What one person receives without working for, another person must work for without receiving.

      3. The government cannot give to anybody anything that the government does not first take from somebody else.

      4. You cannot multiply wealth by dividing it.

      5. When half of the people get the idea that they do not have to work because the other half is going to take care of them; and when the other half gets the idea that it does no good to work, because somebody else is going to get what they work for, that is the beginning of the end of any nation.

      Can you think of any reason for not sharing this? Neither could I.

  • Dean

    Excuse me, but Social Security is not a federal benefit. I am just getting back the money I put in, and if the government would not borrowed from the trust fund I could draw it for many more years without touching my portion of my investment.

    • http://Facebook Que Dub

      Did you know that a illegal coming in USA can draw SS if they are 65 yrs old, and never paid a dime into SS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
      HIGHWAY ROBBERY from us that paid into SS !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • nvrpc

      This has been going on for decades. Did you know we have white trash out there who are on disability that pay NO taxes all year long and then when they file at the end of the year get a refund for more than they paid in. I know. I do their taxes for them and what make me even madder is when I look at what I pay in taxes. It’s equal to supporting 1.5 to 2.0 people on welfare or disbility. So there is where my taxes go.Now in ca we get to pay for illegals college education but those who actaully work can’t get a dime…

    • Jesus

      Hilarious! Worried about a two bit petty thief, but you don’t give a damn about corporations doing the same thing taking BILLIONS out of our economy!

    • el_loco_jp

      SSI is a Ponzi scheme and like all Ponzi schemes, it eventually has to go broke leaving all it’s investors broke. There has not been any money in the SSI account for decades. I collect SSI also, but I am not counting on it for my retirement. You should have “invested” in yourself and your own retirement instead of trusting the “government” with your future.

    • http://facebook ronald yurchak

      What ever happened to the so called LOCKBOX?

    • Jesus

      The lock box was blocked by Republican legislators when it was proposed by then Senator Al Gore.

    • Fina Biscotti

      Why are you failing to acknowledge =

      it was the Democratic Party’s Bill Clinton as POTUS – who started “looting” the SS TRUST FUND.

    • Floyd

      Your Social Security: Just in case some of you young whippersnappers (& some older ones) didn’t know this. It’s easy to check out, if you don’t believe it. Be sure and show it to your kids. They need a little history lesson on what’s what . . . . . and it doesn’t matter whether you are Democrat or Republican. Facts are Facts!!! Social Security Cards up until the 1980s expressly stated the number and card were not to be used for identification purposes.Since nearly everyone in the United States now has a number, it became convenient to use it anyway and the message was removed. An old Social Security card with the “NOT FOR IDENTIFICATION” message. Our Social Security Franklin Roosevelt, a Democrat, introduced the Social Security (FICA) Program. He promised: 1.) That participation in the Program would be Completely voluntary, No longer Voluntary 2.) That the participants would only have to pay 1% of the first $1,400 of their annual Incomes into the Program, Now 7.65% .. . . . on the first $90,000 3.) That the money the participants elected to put into the Program would be deductible from their income for tax purposes each year, No longer tax deductible 4.) That the money the participants be put into the independent ‘Trust Fund’ rather than into the general operating fund, and therefore, would only be used to fund the Social Security Retirement Program, and no other Government program. Under Johnson the money was moved to The General Fund and Spent.5) That the annuity payments to the retirees would never be taxed as income Under Clinton & Gore Up to 85% of your Social Security can be Taxed Since many of us have paid into FICA for years and are now receiving a Social Security check every month — and then finding that we are getting taxed on 85% of the money we paid to the Federal government to ‘put away’ you may be interested in the following:
      Q: Which Political Party took Social Security from the independent ‘Trust Fund’ and put it into the general fund so that Congress could spend it?
      A: It was Lyndon Johnson and the democratically controlled House and Senate.
      Q: Which Political Party eliminated the income tax deduction for Social Security (FICA) withholding?
      A: The Democratic Party.
      Q: Which Political Party started taxing Social Security annuities?
      A: The Democratic Party, with Al Gore casting the ‘tie-breaking’ deciding vote as President of the Senate, while he was Vice President of the US
      And until recently, many “do-gooders” FAVORITE leader (???) :
      Q: Which Political Party decided to start giving annuity payments to immigrants?
      A: That’s right! Jimmy Carter and the Democratic Party. Immigrants moved into this country, and at age 65, began to receive Social Security payments! The Democratic Party gave these payments to them, even though they never paid a dime into it .
      Then, after violating the original contract (FICA), the Democrats turn around and tell you that the Republicans want to take your Social Security away! The worst part about it is uninformed citizens believe it, and believe that the Democats are “for the people.” If enough people receive this, maybe a seed of awareness will be planted and maybe changes will evolve. Maybe not . . . . . . some Democrats are awfully sure . . . . . of what isn’t so. But it’s worth a try. How many people can YOU send this to? Actions speak louder than bumper stickers. AND CONGRESS GIVES THEMSELVES 100% RETIREMENT FOR ONLY SERVING ONE TERM

  • Dean

    Excuse me, but Social Security is not a federal benefit. I am just getting back the money I put in, and if the government would not borrowed from the trust fund I could draw it for many more years without touching my portion of my investment.

  • Dean

    Excuse me, but Social Security is not a federal benefit. I am just getting back the money I put in, and if the government would not borrowed from the trust fund I could draw it for many more years without touching my portion of my investment.

    • Doodlebug

      IOUs in the pot doesn’t help those of us on Social Security much does it Dean? And, it will NEVER be paid back. They should stop paying the president and congress and all the czars and all his administration and put those salaries back in the fund until it is paid back. Lock it up and don’t let the criminals put their moldy mitts in the pot again – EVER!

  • Dean


  • nvrpc

    There is an easy answer to this BS. STOP all payment to all those on welfare and disability and tell them either work, or die. My bet is they’ll do what they have to do to survive.. Just saved Trillions of dollars..and generations of furture no load AH’s

    • hearmetalking

      Nvrpc is 100% obama boy,Attach the poor & disabled, knows nothing about real numbers.but did not mention throwing most of the money away on handouts to foreign countries and illegals.

    • nvrpc

      And so again we have a parasite who thinks the working class should support the parasites of this nation. NOT NOW, NOT EVER bubba. Sounds to me like you’re a perfect SOCIALIST and an icon as to why this nation has gone to hell. Got a disabled sticker on the rear view mirror to but in reality the only reason you have that sticker is becasue you’re to fat to move or walk to where youwnat to go. We have lots of thsoe types. Just look around.. Now that an Obama BOY, BOY. That B as in BOY , O as in Onionhead and Y as in Yoyo

    • nvrpc

      And so again we have a parasite who thinks the working class should support the parasites of this nation. NOT NOW, NOT EVER bubba. Sounds to me like you’re a perfect SOCIALIST and an icon as to why this nation has gone to hell. Got a disabled sticker on the rear view mirror to but in reality the only reason you have that sticker is becasue you’re to fat to move or walk to where youwnat to go. We have lots of thsoe types. Just look around.. Now that’s an Obama BOY, BOY. That B as in BOY , O as in Onionhead and Y as in Yoyo

    • http://Facebook Que Dub

      AND STOP:
      1. ALL foreign aid
      2. ALL money to the illegals $500 BILLION/yr.
      3. Bailouts to foreign banks-this is TRILLIONS of $$$$$
      4.Reduce goobber-mint 50%
      5. Goobber-mint spending
      6. reduce goober-mint pay & benefits

    • el_loco_jp

      Harsh words? I think not and I’m just “insensitive” enough to agree with you, completely.

  • Patrick

    obummer eliminated the middle class with all his bull. (obummercare) Business’ won’t hire because of it. That just leaves everyone who can’t get a decent job file form foodstamps to support thier families.

  • Eli Jones

    Well now, Newt was right about Obama being the food stamp prez. Food stamps are the Democrat’s new currency since there are no jobs to provide the real currency.

  • Tess2

    It is time to fix our social services.

    Stop the waste and the fraud. Enforce requirements.

    January 2012 – A recent Audit of the NJ Department of Human Services showed
    Regarding State Payed Child Care

    Based on a random check of 600 files from July 2009 to November 2011, the audit found:

    • One in six families earned too much money to participate. One family claimed on the application form to make $18,200 a year, but tax returns showed annual earnings of $94,075.

    • The state spent $335,253 to provide day care to 71 children whose social security numbers were listed as 999-99-9999.

    • The state paid $66,957 for 214 children who were absent an entire month.

    • The department paid a private company $421,000 to identify who earns too much to participate, but seldom acts on the information.

    • nvrpc

      Personally I think anyone who is getting funds such as these needs to requalify every years, investigated and if it is found they falsified paperwrok it’s an automatic 10 years in the federal pen.

    • el_loco_jp

      Or just eliminate these programs that promote sloth and indolence. As the man said, “let ’em work or starve”. Either way … problem solved.

  • guest on this planet

    When food stamps ,welfare ,and hand outs reach 100percent under Barry who is going to pay for it ?

    • http://Facebook Que Dub

      It is already over 100% !!!!! nobbamma prints more $$$ & borrows more from china!!!
      china will own USA some day !!!

    • nvrpc

      You are..

  • Alfredo

    This the easy way for Obama give us welfare and food stamps that way he no need to worry about the Economy and people are happy with him,Obama worries are just to get the money for food stamps but he find the way to get it now all he have to do is blame Republicans but the people don’t understand about the Debt In this Country.

    • el_loco_jp

      Very poor language skills but i think I agree with your point.

  • Steve

    Luke 10:18And he said unto them, I beheld Satan as lightning fall from heaven.
    In ancient Hebrew the word for lightning is barack, the word for heaven or the
    heights is bama and to connect the words either an “a” or an “o” is used.

    2 Thessalonians 2:3 (King James Version)
    3Let no man deceive you by any means: for that day shall not come, except there
    come a falling away first, and that man of sin be revealed, the son of perdition;

    Political Correctness a term first seen in Mao’s Little Red Book, a communist engendered abomination that is instituting censorship little by little.

    “If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.”- George Washington

    Carl Marx, once wrote that, the goal of the Communists was to quote,. “enter into men’s minds and cast God down from his throne.”

    Matthew 12:31Wherefore I say unto you, All manner of sin and blasphemy shall be forgiven unto men: but the blasphemy against the Holy Ghost shall not be forgiven unto men.


    In ancient Babylon their economy was based on usury.
    “If you lend money to one of my people among you who is needy, do not be like a moneylender; charge him no interest. Exodus 22:25
    Hath given forth upon usury, and hath taken increase: shall he then live? he shall not live: he hath done all these abominations; he shall surely die; his blood shall be upon him. Ezekiel 18:13
    Usury is unlawful; expressly prohibited by GOD!
     Article 1 Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution clearly states that only the Congress can print and coin money! 

    The Federal Reserve Act of 1913 was slipped thru congress during the Christmas break with the majority of it’s members absent. 

    The Federal Reserve is self serving and privately owned in violation to the Constitution, charging interest on illegally printed money. Money printed from nothing!
    In America On June 4, 1963, a virtually unknown Presidential decree, Executive Order 11110, was signed with the authority to basically strip the Federal Reserve Bank of its power to loan money to the United States Federal Government at interest. With the stroke of a pen, President Kennedy declared that the privately owned Federal Reserve Bank would soon be out of business. Five months later A UNITED STATES PRESIDENT, PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY was MURDERED BY COMMUNIST!
    “If you lend money to one of my people among you who is needy, do not be like a moneylender; charge him no interest. Exodus 22:25
    Hath given forth upon usury, and hath taken increase: shall he then live? he shall not live: he hath done all these abominations; he shall surely die; his blood shall be upon him. Ezekiel 18:13
    Usury is unlawful; expressly prohibited by GOD!
    In ancient Babylon their priest sacrificed babies to their gods baal, and molech.  
    In America the communist under their socialist programs have sacrificed over 50 million American babies to their god satan!
    Leviticus 20:2-5
    2Again, thou shalt say to the children of Israel , Whosoever he be of the children of Israel , or of the strangers that sojourn in Israel , that giveth any of his seed unto Molech; he shall surely be put to death: the people of the land shall stone him with stones.
    3And I will set my face against that man, and will cut him off from among his people; because he hath given of his seed unto Molech, to defile my sanctuary, and to profane my holy name.
    4And if the people of the land do any ways hide their eyes from the man, when he giveth of his seed unto Molech, and kill him not:
    5Then I will set my face against that man, and against his family, and will cut him off, and all that go a whoring after him, to commit whoredom with Molech, from among their people.
    Luke 22:35-36 Then Jesus asked them, “When I sent you without purse, bag or sandals, did you lack anything?” “Nothing,” they answered. 36 He said to them, “But now if you have a purse, take it, and also a bag; and if you don’t have a sword, sell your cloak and buy one.
    Jeremiah 50:16Cut off the sower from Babylon, and him that handleth the SICKLE in the time of harvest: for fear of the oppressing sword they shall turn every one to his people, and they shall flee every one to his own land.
    Jeremiah 50:23How is the HAMMER OF THE WHOLE EARTH CUT ASUNDER AND BROKEN! how is Babylon become a desolation among the nations!
    Jeremiah 50:14 “ Put yourselves in array against Babylon all around, All you who bend the bow; Shoot at her, spare no arrows, For she has sinned against the LORD.

    All nations compassed me about: but in the name of the LORD will I destroy them. Psalm 118:10


    “The thing that separates the American Christian from every other person on earth is the fact that he would rather die on his feet, than live on his knees!”. George Washington



    • el_loco_jp

      Gawd protect me from the another ignorant x-tian with his bible thumping head stuck up his self-righteous butt. If god exists, she is surely insane. Instead of relying on a non existent deity, promote personal responsibility and self reliance.

    • Bree

      And this is your response to the Word of God? I know you and you are a fool jp(?) A wicked one at that. “The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God. They are corrupt, they have done abominable works, and there is none that does good.” Psalm 14:1 – Now Fool, care to debate that? God is not mocked by your foolish wickedness and neither am I.

    • Proud Patriot

      el _ loco – that says it all!

  • http://Facebook Que Dub

    My comments were edited out, but by God, I wrote the truth!!!!!

    • http://Facebook Que Dub

      Now I see ’em.

  • http://none Carlos J. Negron

    Misinformation or lack of knowledge in addition to denial, sometimes , lead to vacuous comments.

    To critics of the Food Stamp program, I ask the following:

    1 – How many people are presently receiving
    food stamps?

    2 – What is the racial,ethnic and ages
    breakdown of recipients?

    3 – How much money is spent on direct food
    stamp benefits?
    4 – How do food stamps impact on the
    continued existance of food growers and
    5 – How do food stamps impact on the
    continued employment of those in the
    food and other related sectors ie: food
    6 – How does this continued employment
    effect their buying power for other
    goods and services?

    Were it not for the food stamp program our economy would be in worst shape than it is now, and the rolls of the unemployed would be
    much more than it is now.

    I do not avail myself of food stamps, but, I do use coupons and keep tabs for those buy one and get one free deals.

    • el_loco_jp

      You can answer your own questions with a little research on the Internet. However, your statement “Were it not for the food stamp program our economy would be in worst shape than it is now, and the rolls of the unemployed would be much more than it is now” is not only vacuous but wrong. Why then don’t we just put everybody on welfare (food stamps, subsidies etc.)? Then we would all be better off and the economy would be fine, wouldn’t it? When you “pay” people to do something, they get better at it. When you “pay” people not to be indolent, they become more unproductive and dependent on us “producers”. You are parroting Nan Pelosi’s comments about unemployment payments being good for the economy. Look what it’s done for California.

  • Pegi

    I guess Newt had it right!

  • nvrpc

    Hearmetalk,,– here’s how much of an Obama Boy I am but this would mean your dumbass would have to pay your fair share even if you were on welfare which I suspect is a fact. NO ONE would go without paying, period and falsifying your application would automatically get you 10 years in the federal penn where you’ll get all you need to survive and a cell mate you’ll get acquitted with real quick. To avoid having to house people like you ate MY expense here’s what I want to see done.

    Step #1 = Abolish the IRS and all of its tax codes immediately.

    Step #2 = Establish a flat 10% tax rate plus a 2% VAT tax where your annual tax obligation is automatically withdrawn from each paycheck. This 10% withdraw will cover the individuals state and federal obligation for the year with no need to ever file a 1040 form. There’s to be no other taxes of any kind for any reason. The 10% is distributed at 2% to the state and 8% the federal government and is to be frozen at 10% for eternity. A 2% VAT is to assure those that make the most and therefore spend the most will be the ones who pay the most because they buy the most.

    Step # 3 = State, Federal and VAT taxes are to be frozen forever and will never be more than 10% of you earnings / profits and since all earnings and sales are electronically recorded you cannot hide / shelter them.

    If the United States of America cannot run it’s government on 10% of everyone’s income then shut down all non essential programs and keep only those a 10% tax + 2% VAT will support. In conjunction with the fair taxation plan comes no borrowing to sustain or support any programs, period, and the books must be balanced on Dec 31st of each year with the results posted in real time; allowing the public to see where their money is being spent.

    Only you the tax paying people of America can stop the insanity of being taxed into poverty and used as a never ending involuntary donor to support the parasite of this world. If you have no balls to abolish the IRS or to mandate the establishment of a fair tax policy, then just change your name to JB ( Johnny Bendover ) and smile as they molest you and your children relentlessly for eternity.

    As it stands now and with the current IRS tax code this is exactly what they’re doing to you at this moment.

    It’s time for a cashless society worldwide so we can get our financials in order and assure we are all sharing the tax load equally.

    This fair tax described above would eliminate all taxes except for federal, states and the 2% VAT.

  • m. sharpe

    Where we are in America actually started in 1913 with the Unfederal Reserves and IRS. It took a big leap forward under FDR and the “New Deal System” and again under LBJ. Progressives are in both parties and several R have played a hand in Anti-American, Anti-Christ activities.The intent is to get a certain number of people on assistance,or control of the State.A serious concern of mine is Fan/Fred holding 90 plus% of the mortgages in America, which stinks.Our leaders have allowed the People to be set up.I pray that the traps that have been set for the People will snare those that set them.This is the push for a Dictatorship once all collapses.Their plot will fail and their wealth will be transferred to the righteous,in the name of Christ Jesus,Amen.

    • el_loco_jp

      You were doing O.K. until your just had to bring Christ into it. Get your ignorant, x-tian bible thumping head out of your self-righteous butt. Promote personal responsibility and self reliance in daily life and you will have a far more positive effect on society.

    • Bree

      That’s two strikes against you el loco pj, care to go for a third? I’ll show you what real Bible thumping means. FOOL

  • J J

    What I can’t figure out is if Obama succeeds in getting everyone on welfare or unemployment, food stamps, medicaid, who is going to be left to pay for all of this – who will be working to pay taxes to pay for this? Oh, right, the billionaires will just have to cough up more of there money to do this for Obama. And I totally realize that this is all Bush’s fault….. really? Give me a break. Nothing Obama has done in his 3 years has helped the problem. In fact, he has prolonged the problem with his idiotic policies and Obamacare and appeasing the unions, environmentalists, illegals and Democrats. I don’t know if this is repairable now but if Obama gets 4 more years, it won’t be. America as we knew it will be gone – permanently.

  • thomas Serpico

    I, too, lament the trend to greater entitlements. (A word. By the way, I dislike.)

    But to classify social security, title I, in that group is disengenius. It is an onsurance program funded by recipent. Albeit, it was never intended for life expectancies into the mid 80s as they are today. when social was “fixed” during Reagan’s administration, the life expectancy at retir
    benefit should have indexed to it when the individual retires. Excluding the rise in title I payees, what it the rise in the entitlement? I am sure that it is still significant.

  • tmt

    Obama is not going to stop until everyone is on the dole. When we can’t get a job and pay for our homes then we lose them. This is how he plans to do away with private property. Obama is a dirtbag commie and so are many of his administration. Some are just too stupid to realize it. Remember, communism is the tool of the devil. History proves it. Communism is basically atheism. I have read and researched heavily these last 5 years and this is the conclusion I have come to.

  • tmt

    I read about chairman Mao’s “Great Leap Forward”, where he tried to prove to the world that communism works. After 4 years and 60 million deaths, he only proved that it does not work. The Ten Commandments were given to humanity to help us have the best life we possibly could. God knows we are not perfect and we need constant guidance. Communism works to get rid of God so how can it work? We must go back to God if we want to save America.