Friday, February 17, 2012

The Geography of Dependence

Hat tip to John Robb over at Resilient Communities for a link showing the geography of government dependence.  This is an interactive map produced by the New York Times that shows "[g]overnment payments to individuals in more than 50 benefit programs, from food stamps to Medicare."

The Geography of Government Benefits

Part planning tool, part warning system.  When the debt bomb goes off, those relying on transfer payments will suffer mightily if not prepared - and in large enough numbers, they will be able to make sure others suffer mightily along with them...

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