Share of Entitlement Benefits, FY 2010


by Michael Collier on Sep 11, 2013 | Views: 569 | Score: 8
Non-working poor9
Working households18
Disabled (non-elderly)20
65 and up53
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Michael Collier
Michael Collier on Sep 11, 2013 3:00 PM said:

Contrary to the popular myth of a lazy American "entitlement" society of "moochers", federal budget and U.S. Census data show that in 2010, 91% of the benefit dollars from entitlement and other mandatory programs went to: the elderly, the seriously disabled, and members of working households. Those who do not fall into these categories received only 9% of the benefits.

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