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Percentage of U.S. Households Receiving  Means-Tested Public Benefits, 1979-2009
Those Hard-Working Greeks …Labor force participation rate for males age 35-39: USA vs. Greece, 1976-2011
Crowded OutMilitary spending vs. government transfers to individuals,1970-2010                      (billions of current d...
Nation of Takers
Nation of Takers
Nation of Takers
Nation of Takers
Nation of Takers
Nation of Takers
Nation of Takers
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Nation of Takers

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Nick Eberstadt's new book, "Nation of Takers: America's Entitlement Epidemic," offers a deep and chartworthy look at the exponential growth in entitlement spending over the past 50 years. Check out the book here: http://www.aei.org/book/society-and-culture/a-nation-of-takers-americas-entitlement-epidemic/

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Nation of Takers

  1. 1. Percentage of U.S. Households Receiving Means-Tested Public Benefits, 1979-2009
  2. 2. Those Hard-Working Greeks …Labor force participation rate for males age 35-39: USA vs. Greece, 1976-2011
  3. 3. Crowded OutMilitary spending vs. government transfers to individuals,1970-2010 (billions of current dollars)

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