Government payouts - including Social Security, Medicare and unemployment comp - now make up...

|By:, SA News Editor

Government payouts - including Social Security, Medicare and unemployment comp - now make up more than a third of U.S. wages. “The U.S. economy has become alarmingly dependent on government stimulus,” says one economist, and the numbers are bound to get worse as Baby Boomers move into retirement. The deficit time bomb keeps ticking.