Friday, June 05, 2009

Is This What Socialism Looks Like?

You can't throw a rock these days without hitting a Republican that parrots that the country is headed toward socialism. Like with many of their mantras, this one has very little basis in fact. This week The Atlantic reported the percentage of corporate and business assets held by the U.S. Government; which is 0.21%. They also produced the following chart which makes for a striking visual defying the right wing frenzy about "encroaching socialism".

ht: Daily Kos


Anonymous said...

What will the pie look like when you include medicare, medicaid, and possibly the entire health care industry?

Anonymous said...

Don't forget government jobs as well. Government is a good business to get into when democrats are in power.