Contrary to what we are told by politicians and the media, the cost of welfare is not a major element among the issues that we face in achieving and sustaining the financial viability of Australia.
Currently, the crippling costs to the economy are –
Corporate handouts and concessions.
Tax Avoidance, particularly by multi-national corporations.
The costs of Direct Action on the environment which should be paid by a tax on polluters.
Gross waste and inefficiency with Defence.
Superannuation tax havens.
A hugely bloated Public Service.
Enormous duplication costs between Federal, State and Local Governments.
The totally unnecessary costs of perpetuating racism at Nauru, Manus and Christmas Island
Added to these will be the proposed tax cuts which are based on the blatant lie that the benefits will trickle down from the rich to the poor. It never has and it never will.
Nevertheless, too many politicians have always believed that there are lots of votes to be won by belting citizens who are old, handicapped, unemployed or homeless. So, they commit perjury every day as they blatantly dig deep to reach the darkest elements of the voting public. Continue reading “WARPED WELFARE WAILING”