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Nate Silver: Entitlement Programs Drive Growth in Federal Spending

It’s one of the most fundamental political questions of our time: What’s driving the growth in government spending? And it has a relatively straightforward answer: first and foremost, spending on health care through Medicare and Medicaid, and other major social insurance and entitlement programs.

But I thought it was worth reviewing the evidence in a bit more detail. There are a few surprises along the way, some of which liberal readers might like and others of which will please conservative readers.

Source: New York Times. Read full article. (link)

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  • Doctor Whom||

    You ... don't ... say.

  • Anton2013||

    There may be more spending on medicare and it is not bad thing to do as everyone needed Medicare Benefits.

  • Hollywood||

    Oh really? I'm glad we consulted the GENIUS about this one. /sarc

    FFS

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