A Surprising Conclusion

Posted by Deepish Thinker on January 28, 2014
Economics, US Politics

After France, which country has the second largest welfare state?

The USA!?!?

http://pileusblog.wordpress.com/2014/01/28/the-united-states-big-welfare-state/

Perhaps not as crazy as it sounds.  The US has a lot of welfare tax expenditures while traditional welfare states often heavily tax benefits, which reduces net welfare expenditures.