Originally Posted by Iowanian
47 million are now on welfare as compared to 33 million when Obama took office.
I know...do the numbers on the national debt totals then and now........
Care to talk about trends further?
Welfare tends to trend with the economy though. It would be surprising to see anything but an increase considering how bad the economy has been. In addition to that, the population increases by about 2M per year.
Not trying to justify it, as welfare definitely needs reform...