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Perspectives on Policy Discussion

The High Cost of Good Intentions
What is the impact of entitlement programs on federal spending?


I was FORCED ... COERCED ... to pay into the Social Security INSURANCE Fund for several DECADES. I find it Extremely Aggravating to hear the “Programs” I was FORCED to pay for being willfully mixed in with “Programs” such as Welfare.
Things I was FORCED to Pay for predicated on a Promise to be re-imbursed, I AM ENTITLED to be Paid. Things that ARE ... By ANY Metric ... CHARITY ... ARE NOT “ENTITLEMENTS” ... that is, if the recipient did not contribute, they are living off the largess of Our Society ... STOP Paying such Non-Entitlements and the costs would become markedly less and therefore more affordable.