Economist Gary Shilling has calculated that 52.6 percent of Amercans "now receive significant income from government programs."... He's expecting that number to hit 60 percent by 2040. 1 in 5 Americans hold a government job or a job reliant on federal spending. A similar number receive Social Security or a government pension. About 19 million others get food stamps, 2 million get subsidized housing, and 5 million get education grants. We're All New Dealers NowTHAT is THE future - - - if we don't change it.
Kamin's 4th Law: Governments will grow until destroyed by war or revolution.
Mangrum's Corollary: If not destroyed by war or revolution, governments will continue to grow until they crush the population which supports them. The BIG Picture
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