Obamaland: More than 1/3 of Americans on welfare
According to new numbers from the Census Bureau, nearly 110 million Americans are receiving welfare benefits. This is 35.4% of the entire country.
109,631,000 Americans lived in households that received benefits from one or more federally funded “means-tested programs” — also known as welfare — as of the fourth quarter of 2012, according to data released Tuesday by the Census Bureau.
The Census Bureau has not yet reported how many were on welfare in 2013 or the first two quarters of 2014.
But the 109,631,000 living in households taking federal welfare benefits as of the end of 2012, according to the Census Bureau, equaled 35.4 percent of all 309,467,000 people living in the United States at that time.
Obama vowed to “fundamentally transform America.” Now, people like Mitt Romney are actually surprised that it is happening. Nobody that’s been reading this website from the beginning is surprised.
Anyone of any political stripe, should think that this number is too high. But unfortunately, we have an entire political party devoted to making people dependent on government. And honestly, this is the problem. This is the root of everything. Politicians bribe constituents in exchange for votes. The sooner the country realizes this, the better. Because things will never improve until it does.