The connection between what government spends and where it gets the money to spend is totally lost on many Americans. No where is that more apparent then spending related to health care and retirement.
According to Sheila on Facebook seniors need to go without dental or eye care once they are 65 and above. So, once we attain age 65 we are all poor or all deserve someone else – like our children and grandchildren – to pay?
Last I looked government’s income comes from a variety of taxes, fees and tariffs plus of course, borrowing from Americas future. Citizens who want more in benefits generally think of government as an endless source of the things they want, deserve and many see the easy solution as taking from other citizens.
Hey Sheila, if we add a 22% Value Added Tax (VAT) – form of national sales tax – as they have in European countries, you could have your dental work “free‼️”