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Is the US a nation of dependents?

When too many people and companies depend on government subsidies, Bonner writes, your society consumes more wealth than it produces.

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In this December 2012 photo a job seeker leaves his contact information with a potential employer during a job fair in New York. Those dependent on government support, Bonner writes, divert resources from the productive sector to their own personal consumption.

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