Entitlement Programs Helping the People but Hurting the Country

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Many people view the United States as a country of opportunity in which you can live happily and be presented the opportunity to achieve any goals that you may have, regardless of your class or financial status. This idea is helped made possible by our government. But our government might not be able to provide as much help to that dream if we keep going deeper into debt. In my opinion we need to fund all of these assistance programs less in America so the rest of us can grow and force other to take responsibility and grow up Helping those partaking in the programs has come at a cost to our country. We have accumulated a colossal amount of debt. This is due to many different things one of which is governmental spending on assistance programs. This spending has piled onto an already monumental amount of debt. This creates a road block on our road ability to out of our debt. That road block lies in the assistance programs. Those who partake in assistance programs do not have the means to pay taxes back to the government. We are pouring billions of dollars into programs to help citizens who cannot help themselves, in the hopes that they will battle their way out of their poor situation and become viable citizens and help pay taxes. On paper this is a great idea however like many ideas it has setbacks. Many of the citizens that we hope climb out of their situation don’t. This is a problem because we now have more people receiving money than we have people paying into the…

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