Remember this the next time Obama says everyone must “pay their fair share,” which shouldn’t be long since he repeats it ad nauseam.

Via The Foundry:

This year’s Index of Dependence on Government presented startling findings about the sharp increase of Americans who rely on the federal government for housing, food, income, student aid or other assistance.

Another eye-popping number was the percentage of Americans who don’t pay income taxes, which now accounts for nearly half of the U.S. population. Meanwhile, most of that population receives generous federal benefits.

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