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Forbes analysis of America’s entitlement entanglement (Sept. 2014)

Written by on September 29, 2014 in Entitlements in the news with 0 Comments
Forbes analysis of America’s entitlement entanglement (Sept. 2014)

On September 22, 2014 Forbes magazine ran a detailed analysis of America’s entitlement entanglement, written by Mike Patton, replete with infographics and more. It’s worth your time to read this entire article.

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Video: “The Government vs. the American Character”

A video by Prager University that soberly exposes the explosion in entitlement spending, and the assault on the American character, without which this betrayal of Constitutional principles would not have been possible.

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“The only true charity…

Written by on August 5, 2014 in Entitlement Mentality with 0 Comments
<i>“The only true charity…</i>

… is one in so contrived that the recipient need beg no more.” Johann Pestelozzi, who pioneered a revolutionary approach to teaching that centers around the child’s intuition and interests, wrote those words two centuries ago.  He knew that dignity and dependency are opposites in functional, adult human beings.

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The financial cost to America

Written by on August 4, 2014 in Spending Research Data with 0 Comments

This series of infographics demonstrates that the federal government is borrowing every penny necessary to fund its welfare entitlement giveaway programs, every year.

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Frank & Ernest on “The Ladder Of Success”

Written by on February 10, 2012 in "The Ladder Of Success" with 0 Comments
Frank & Ernest on “The Ladder Of Success”

  Some assembly may be required, but the feeling of pride that one derives from being self-sufficient and on the road to better things, is unique and irreplaceable. See more of Frank & Ernest here.

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Interview with Jim Morris: “The Ladder Of Success”

Written by on January 27, 2012 in "The Ladder Of Success", Founder's Blog with 0 Comments

EntitlementsDestroyLives.com founder Jim Morris describes “The Ladder Of Success,” and why, by embracing the concept it represents, people currently trapped in entitlement dependency can gradually liberate themselves, and discover the joy of self-reliance.

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A squirrel reaches the first rung on “The Ladder of Success”

Written by on January 7, 2012 in "The Ladder Of Success" with 0 Comments

A baby squirrel is given tools to help it achieve an objective: to climb over a wall. (Scroll down in this post to see another example: a mother dog teaching her baby to climb down stairs!)

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The cost to America

Written by on December 12, 2011 in The reality of entitlements with 0 Comments
The cost to America

After Social Security and Medicare, nearly half of our federal spending is devoted to Welfare Entitlements – benefits and cash distributed to “qualified” people, corporations, even foreign nations. And we’re borrowing every cent it takes to support this welfare state. How long can this go on, before America financially implodes?

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Michigan law enables man to win lottery, continue collecting welfare benefits

Written by on November 9, 2011 in Fraud in our entitlement systems with 0 Comments
Michigan law enables man to win lottery, continue collecting welfare benefits

  By Barbara Pinto, ABC News, May 18, 2011  Leroy Fick hit the jackpot. The Michigan man won $2 million in the state lottery’s “Make Me Rich” contest last June. With the $850,000 he took home after taxes, Fick, 59, used his winnings to purchase a new home and a used Audi convertible. But to […]

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Social Security pays “disabled” man to live as 350lb. “adult baby”

Written by on October 17, 2011 in Fraud in our entitlement systems with 0 Comments

When you look at your paychecks, do you know that a portion is being deducted to provide various benefits to a man who claims his “disability” is that he must live as an “adult baby,” and be bottle-fed by a nursemaid? Meet Stanley Thornton.

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