Originally Posted by patteeu
They don't have to be sitting at home to be hooked on them. A lot of our government benefit junkies work for the majority of their living, but they're hooked nonetheless. Eliminate the home mortgage deduction or the student loan program, just to name a couple, and watch masses of people go into fits like heroin addicts who are cut off from their fix.
And just think of all the engineers, computer scientists and programmers, chemists, physicists, and manufacturers who work in some capacity in the military defense business.