Unsustainable

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The Free Enterprise Nation, Jun 14, 2010 - Business & Economics
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UNSUSTAINABLE is packed with information that is vital to every taxpaying American. It reveals shocking information that has long been hidden from the public. It exposes how governments at every level hide the pay and exorbitant pensions they provide to themselves and use accounting trickery to keep taxpayers from knowing of the enormous costs and long-term liabilities. MacDougald shows how the federal government keeps $106 trillion of debt hidden from taxpayers, and how state and local governments hide another $3 trillion. He exposes exactly how governments often trick taxpayers into agreeing to pay more and more taxes to "save schools" or "provide police protection" when the money really goes to more pay and bigger pensions. UNSUSTAINABLE details how public sector unions have become a "money pump," taking taxpayer dollars paid to public sector workers, then given as union dues, and then used for political contributions to politicians who will support the extraction of even more taxpayer dollars. The provocative and controversial book also documents and exposes the huge financial catastrophe that is about to befall Social Security, "baby boomers" and our younger workers and how it will threaten our economy for decades. UNSUSTAINABLE addresses the "jobs squeeze," detailing how the private sector lost 1.5 million jobs in the last decade even as government grew by 2 million. And it reveals how Congress passes laws that they know violate our Constitutional rights and gets away with it. It is a book that all Americans, no matter what their politics, must read.
 

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I don't think that average, hard-working Americans have any idea about some of the outrageous abuses occurring within our governments (at all levels). It is infuriating to read about them but ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter 1 Redistributive Government
1
Chapter 2 Private Sector Dying + Government Thriving the Jobs Squeeze
29
Chapter 3 Disparity of Public Sector Private Sector Pay and Benefits
45
Chapter 4 Hiding Costs from Taxpayers
81
Chapter 5 Creating a Dependency on Government
107
A Crisis within a Crisis
129
Chapter 7 The Health Care Reform Debacle
145
The Allies of Big Government
183
Chapter 9 Unrestrained Spending Debt and Taxes
211
Chapter 10 Capitalists Profits and Demons
239
Appendix
279
References
301
Index
309
About the Author
313
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