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Advocates for Social Welfare Benefits Turn the Truth About Federal Spending on Its Head

Social Security Has Been Boosted, Not Looted

What Portion of the Federal Budget Is Spent on the Military?

Economy Declined as Government Spending Rose

AOC’s Baseless Accusation That the U.S. Is a “Brutal, Barbarian Society”

Federal Government’s 2017 Fiscal Shortfall Is 74% Worse Than Reported Budget Deficit

Fact-Based Poll Reveals Fictions Believed by Voters

Poll Reveals Voters are Uninformed About Major Issues

Poll Reveals Voters Misinformed About Key Issues

Pre-Election Poll: Voters Broadly Misinformed About Key Issues

Reporters Distort the Truth About Government Spending

Federal Fiscal Shortfall Surges Past $100 Trillion

Taking Social Security Off-Budget

Treasury Data Reveals Federal Shortfall of $614,000 per U.S. Household

What the $20 Trillion National Debt Means to You

New Treasury Data Shows Federal Shortfall of $670,000 Per U.S. Household

The Costs and Savings of Changing Social Security to a Personal Ownership System

How Hard and Effectively do Americans Work?

The Impact of Obamacare and Ryancare on Medicare

Are Today’s Newborns the Luckiest Generation in U.S. History?

Warren Buffett’s Fraudulent Tax Claims (Part 2)

Obama’s Plan for Tackling the Deficit

Blame for the National Debt

Can We Prevent a Debt-Driven Economic Collapse Without Reforming Entitlements?

The National Debt Is Rising—Not Declining

Krugman and Obama Mislead on Debts and Deficits

A Factual Look at Obama’s Presidency

Has Government Turned Us Into a Nation of Makers and Takers?

The Real “Big Money” in Politics

Donald Trump and the Media Agree on Middle-Class Income, and They are Both Wrong

2017: The Year in Facts and Falsehoods

Effects of Immigration From Impoverished Nations

Lack of Assimilation is Economically Harming Latino Immigrants and Society

Audit Reveals Federal Finances Are Far Worse Than Publicized Figures

Current National Debt Situation is the Worst in U.S. History

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What portion of all federal spending is for social programs, such as healthcare, income security, education, housing, and recreation? 3 In 2018, 62% of federal spending was for social programs….

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…such misinformation, 61% of U.S. voters believe the federal government spends more money on national defense than social programs. In reality, federal spending on social programs is 3.4 times higher…

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…to 6% of all government spending. Other major categories of spending were economic affairs and infrastructure (5%), national defense (12%), general government and debt service (17%), and social programs (60%)….

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…and military spending, but federal tax revenues have stayed roughly level as a portion of the economy for the past 80 years, and military spending has plummeted from 55% of…

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…found that European nations with greater levels of “welfare state spending” had higher levels of “wealth inequality.” This is because “social services provided by the state are substitutes for private…

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Do Social Security’s financial problems stem from politicians looting the program and spending the money on other programs? 2 The claim that SS has been looted is a common fiction,…

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…and education. This amounts to $31,911 for every household in the United States. From 1959 to 2018, spending on social programs increased from 30% of all government outlays to 60%….

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…be? 3 In his 1964 State of the Union speech, Johnson said, “We must provide hospital insurance for older citizens financed by every worker and his employer under Social Security,…

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