By Martin L. Gross
The recent York instances bestselling writer of the govt Racket is again with a scathing indictment of presidency waste. the govt. of the U.S. is a juggernaut of mismanagement, malfeasance and incompetence. regardless of the robust origin laid down via the founding fathers, it's headed to extinction. From the choice minimal Tax to Zip Codes, manhattan instances bestselling writer Martin L. Gross outlines the courses that experience exploded financially, the legislation that had thoroughly accidental results, and the scams perpetrated via legislators cause upon final in workplace it doesn't matter what the price to the nation?and its voters.
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Even more frightening, there are some $57 trillion more in unfunded future obligations in Social Security, Medicare, and scores of loan guarantee programs舒debt that America has no possibility of paying back under the present political and fiscal circumstances. Most of the damage has been done in the last 30 years. In 1980, the federal debt consumed only 33% of the gross domestic product (GDP). Today it has reached 85% and in 2010 will reach 97% of the GDP, and 100% soon after. We have been warned that we are indebting our children and grandchildren, which is true.
The enormous sums involved are hidden within six different cabinet agencies and scores of separate, unrelated welfare programs, all without anyone in charge. There is no computer input or access to how much any one American is receiving from the government or from how many different programs. It would seem that the government is ashamed, rather than proud, of the broad spectrum of welfare sponsored by Washington and paid for by working taxpayers. And ashamed they should be. Instead of revealing and debating the facts with the public and through the press, those few knowledgeable politicians in Congress and in the White House have been hiding the truth from their colleagues and from the American taxpayers, who are bearing the unusual burden.
But the family of recent immigrants, as from Mexico, are still alive. The 1965 law enables them to bring their immediate family members here, which has accelerated greatly the immigration of non-Europeans, drastically changing the ethnic mix of America. 舡 Of course, he was wrong, and that mix has changed enormously as a result of this law. 舡 Quite true. That change in immigration has created a nation of many diverse minorities, which in a generation or two will achieve majority status, with all the wrenching fiscal and cultural change that it implies.
National Suicide: How Washington Is Destroying the American Dream from A to Z by Martin L. Gross