More than half of Americans receive more money in various types of government transfer payments (Medicare, Medicaid, food stamps and Social Security) than they pay in federal taxes. The Congressional Budget Office reports that only the top 40% income earners in the US pay more in taxes than they receive in government transfers. Ludwig von Mises once noted that once we get to the point that a majority of the voting population receives more in benefits than it pays in taxes, then voters will demand more and more wealth be transferred to them through government programs. It will then become politically necessary to extract larger and larger amounts of wealth from a minority in order to subsidize the majority.
More than half of Americans receive more money in various types of government transfer payments (Medicare, Medicaid, food stamps, Social Security) than they pay in federal taxes.
According to a report released this year by the Congressional Budget Office, only those in the top forty-percent income brackets in the United States pay more in taxes than they receive in government transfers.
Not surprisingly, the lowest income brackets receive far more in transfers than they pay in taxes:
In the lowest quintile (on-fifth or 20% of the total), households pay only $400 in taxes (as of 2014, the most recent data available) while receiving more than $16,000 in various types of tax-funded transfer payments.
Job insecurity and fear of contracting the virus while pregnant likely dissuaded Americans from having babies. The declines were steeper in states that were hit the hardest by COVID-19, such as California and New York. The decrease in the US birth rate risks a blowout in the per-capita level of America’s exploding debt.
Notorious lockdown states such as New York and New Jersey have some of the worst mortality numbers. States with no restrictions, such as Texas and Florida, have fewer deaths than New York and New Jersey. Every state that has removed its mask mandate is outperforming New York and New Jersey in terms of deaths.
Biden’s new climate plan targets for 2030 come directly from the United Nations and include reducing red meat consumption by 90%, allowing only 4 pounds per year, and decreasing all animal source foods & products by 50%.
Without proper safeguards, new technology might be used to alter people’s thoughts, employing algorithms via the internet to re-program their hard wiring, to dictate their interests, preferences or patterns of consumption.
If this were any other vaccine, it would have been pulled from the market after 50 unexplained deaths. The CDC reviewed about 1,600 deaths and indicated that not a single death was related to the vaccine! The doctor said it is impossible to opine that none of the deaths were vaccine-related without thorough investigation.
A powerful teachers union lobbied the CDC to change the school-reopening guidance that was released in February. Teachers’ unions across the United States rallied to keep schools closed during the pandemic, ignoring a body of scientific evidence that said it’s safe to teach students face-to-face.
This is a classic example of how a mainstream news promotes a false narrative about right-wing terrorism. We are convinced most of the so-called right-wing domestic terrorists are actors and mercenaries hired to create boogieman to frighten citizens into accepting totalitarian measures to combat the manufactured threat.
A woman ranted at the officer, made racial slurs against him, and accused him of trying to murder her and her son. The officer did not respond to her provocations and carried out his duties with patience. His video recording of the incident vindicated him and undoubtedly saved him from severe penalties and harassment.
Vivekh, a 59-year old comedian and actor died two days after taking Covaxin, India’s homegrown COVID-19 vaccine. He took the injection during a public televised event for the purpose of removing fear of vaccination among the public.
Most reports coming from India follow the story line that the virus is is killing alarming numbers, that hospitals are overwhelmed, but that the situation will get better when everyone is vaccinated. This is the same scenario popularized in Europe and the US. The mortality death rate is similar to the flu.
Christian pastor John Sherwood was arrested by police after a member of the public reported him for the “homophobic” comment of saying, while preaching, that marriage is between a man and a woman. He was arrested under the Public Order Act for using “abusive or insulting words” that cause “harm” to another person.
Del Bigtree interviews three professional health-care workers who tell their heart-breaking stories of what happened when they happily accepted the mRNA vaccine. Within a few days of the injections, they were in constant, full-body convulsions.
One of Facebook’s most prominent “fact checking” groups is funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation that holds about 15% of its assets, over $1.8-billion of stock, in vaccine manufacturer Johnson and Johnson. In other words, the vaccine companies control the flow of information about vaccines.
Aanika is a company that created a genetically modified organism probiotic spore that can be misted onto dry goods or added to liquid products so that the spores can be traced. The spores added to food will be tracked from the field to the store, to your stomach, and finally to the smart sewers for total surveillance.
Two lawsuits accusing DC Metropolitan Police Department of ‘excessive force’, after arresting 200 people during riots at Trump’s 2017 inauguration, settled for a total of $1.6 million to be awarded to accused Antifa members.
Her bill adds an extra punishment for veterans, and is designed to discourage them from even thinking about taking part in a protest that might turn violent or joining a group that might be perceived as anti-government and labeled “domestic terrorists” by the left.
The VAERS database also reveals that the teen had no other illnesses, no preexisting conditions, no known allergies, no birth defects, and no permanent disabilities.
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Both Democrats and Republicans failed the Americans by over spending and leading the US on the path to bankruptcy. Interest payments on the debt totaled $522.7 billion in FY2020 alone. The federal debt is over $80,000 dollars per capita, which is about 50% more than the median income in the country.
A recent study found that almost 90% of refugees are still not working after 2 1/2 years in The Netherlands. The refugees, mostly from Syria and Eritrea, discovered that low skilled jobs paid as much money as welfare, so they are opting to stay home.
If illegal aliens living in the US were deported, it would save taxpayers an astounding $622 billion over a lifetime. A majority of Americans support Trump’s plan to mass deport illegal aliens following inaction from Congress. [Too bad it’s no longer supported by Trump.]