[FoRK] Chart of the Day...

Jeff Bone jbone at place.org
Tue Jun 8 19:28:16 PDT 2010


On Jun 8, 2010, at 4:08 PM, Frank Hegyesi wrote:


> Also most of your tax money goes to the federal entitlements of Social
> Security and Medicare

Yes, and...?

As demographic trends continue, how much sense does it make for the young to continue to bust ass for the overly-entitled old?  How much of the total available productivity will productive society tolerate being being confiscated and allocated to the no-longer productive?

I think that's the point Adam was making.

Re:  half, as others have pointed out, when all-in it doesn't take much to get past half going to some governmental entity or another, in one way or another.

jb




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