Friday, October 25, 2013

Gov't Beneficiaries Outnumber Full-Time Workers

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of people receiving at least one means-tested government benefit has exceeded the number of people working full-time.  In the fourth quarter of 2011, there were 108,592,000 government beneficiaries and 101,716,000 year-round full-time workers.  The latter number would exclude seasonal jobholders, regardless of their work schedules, as well as part-time workers.  Considering that this was in 2011, the numbers today are bound to be even worse - unless you think that more recipients than full-timers is a good thing.

Read the story at CNS News.

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