Friday, December 3, 2010


  Since Bill Clinton reformed welfare very successfully, we have far less people living on welfare and none making it a career as in the past. Therefore we would not be considered a pure welfare society.

  The current number of Americans living below the " official "poverty level is 14.3%. Compared to the wealthy, they are indeed poor. However, their standard of living is equal to or even slightly better than the average European  [ ]

  Given that 14.3 % live in poverty and 47% pay no federal income tax it looks like we are indeed a welfare state.

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