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Post Office Saturday Delivery A Sign Things To Come

Kevin Felts on a hiking trip

The reason why the post office is having problems, they are not allowed to have a cash surplus. Any profit the post office makes has to be turned over to the federal government.

Like all other federal programs, the post office has been raided to fund other projects – military, welfare, food stamps, foreign aid,,,.

It’s not that the post office is broke, its federal governments out of control spending that is the problem.

The United States is bankrupt, and its just a matter of time before the bill is due.

Instead of making companies like google and Exxon pay their fair share in taxes, the government gives tax breaks to corporations, taxes the middle class, then bankrupts programs like the post office.

Our roads are falling apart, the US is lagging behind on internet access, our standard of living is declining, social security and social security disability are going broke, and now the government is cutting out Saturday delivery of the mail.

Why do we work? Lets just draw Social Security disability

survivalistBefore we begin, I want to make it clear that there is a difference between someone who refuses to work, and someone who can not work.

The system should help those who can not work.

The system should not help those who are too lazy to work.

My wife and I had a friend over last night. As we were talking, the topic slowly turned a certain person that we know, how people abuse social security disability and welfare abuse. The discussion turned to a 18 year old lady, who is drawing social security disability, is pregnant and not married.

The person claims they are disabled because they are bi-polar. With so many job opportunities out there, surely there is something they can do. Why cant this person stock groceries, dig ditches, cut grass,,,, preform some job service that is not affected by her disability.

The breaking point

There is unrest in the streets, the people have had enough, our government is corrupt, our factories are closing, our jobs are shipped to china, price of food is going through the roof,,, how much more can we take?

I think if we continue on the current path, the number of people drawing social benefits, and the number of people out of work will drive this nation to a breaking point.

Local governments will not be able to raise enough tax dollars to support themselves, but the people will continue to demand schools, social programs,,,, until something has to break.

I think there are 2 factors working against the US, free trade and too many social benefit programs.

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