Posts Tagged ‘welfare benefits’


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Welfare Costs More Than $60,000 per Family


Wednesday November 14th, 2012   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 9:08am PST   •   1 Comment

It’s not exactly news that the United States harbors an enormous number of people on welfare. By one account, more than 100 million Americans are on at least one welfare program run by the federal government. And despite the 1996 welfare reforms, the number of adults on foods stamp skyrocketed from an already high…
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The U.S. as Welfare State: Government Entitlements Now 35% of Wages


Monday March 14th, 2011   •   Posted by David Theroux at 9:34pm PDT   •   6 Comments

In “Is the U.S. Becoming a Welfare State?”, Daniel Indiviglio reports in The Atlantic that U.S. government entitlement programs now account for a whopping 35% of wages, up from 26% in 2008. Uncle Sam has been aggressively increasing Americans’ allowance recently. Government entitlement programs have grown to account for 35% of wages, according to…
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