“A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul.”It is attributed to George Bernard Shaw.
I think that sums up much of what we see going on from tax credits to free lunches. If Americans do not grow up then we are doomed to economic collapse and totalitarian government.
This means that we all need to stop asking for special benefits whether it be mortgage interest deductions or medicare. We need to grow up and stand on our own feet or we will be perpetual step children of a wicked, ugly step mother and Big Brother.
homo unius libri