The 70-Million-Check Constituency

Obama and the left have a massive constituency of tens of millions who do not comprehend the true meaning of money, only caring that the government check is in the mail. In an interview with CBS anchor Scott Pelley last week, President Obama was asked if he could guarantee that Social Security checks would go out in August if House Republicans refused to raise the national debt ceiling. Obama replied, "Well, this is not just a matter of Social Security checks.  These are veterans' checks; these are folks on disability and their checks.  There are about 70 million checks that go out... I cannot guarantee that those checks go out on August 3rd, if we haven't resolved this issue." Seventy million government checks!  In a population of 309 million, almost 23% of the population is receiving some kind of check from the federal government. I have bad news for conservatives who think Obama is leading the nation down the path to socialism: the barn door is open and the cows are...(Read Full Article)