Skip to comments.The Data Behind Romney's 47% Comments
Posted on 09/19/2012 1:53:58 AM PDT by Innovative
According to the Census Bureau, 49% of Americans in the second quarter of 2011 lived in a household where at least one member received a government benefit. (The total population at the time was 305 million).
That's up from 30% in the 1980s and 44.4% in the third quarter of 2008, a recent growth in part attributable to the bad economy of President Obama's first term.
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don’t leave out the UAW
It seems to there are a lot of people who benefits from the g’mint who are not necessarily on the dole but whose income is mostly a waste of tax payers money (opm tea)
Global Warming quasi-scientist via grants ect,Green Jobs (20+Solydra type green/solar scams),EPA employees,Public Union Employees,GM,GE, Fannie Mae..and many many many others who indirectly profit from g’mint FW&A.
in honor of todays holiday of “talk like a pirate day”
Arrrrg, dem Obama voters be nothing but moochin’ good fer nothing lying scallywags!
Mark Levin brought out the fact that many folks receiving social security checks were at the Tea Party.
A huge proportion of people who are getting social security or other benefits are going to be voting for Romney.
“A huge proportion of people who are getting social security or other benefits are going to be voting for Romney.”
You betcha! Besides seniors, younger disabled people getting benefits do not like Obama, like one of my relatives who has Lupus.