49.1%: Percent of the population that lives in a household where at least one member received some type of government benefit in the first quarter of 2011.This is, and always has been the goal of the left. Dependency breeds dependency. The unfortunate reality is this will take generations to reverse.
The more people who receive benefits, the harder it’s going to be to make cuts, and it’s never popular to raise taxes. In some respects that argues for letting a combination of tax increases and spending cuts that is set to automatically hit in 2013 take effect. There’s just one problem: the Congressional Budget Office says it would sink the economy into recession.The homeless people ads, Grandma eating dog food and starving babies are right around the corner if the cuts are too deep.
Obama and his minions know their base.
The voters on the left know it is easier to walk to the mailbox than to go look for work.
The name Peggy Joseph ring a bell?