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The Government Spends More on Corporate Welfare Subsidies than Social Welfare Programs. Yep, That's Right.
In 2006 about $59 billion was spent on traditional social welfare programs. $92
billion was spent on corporate subsidies. So, the government spent 50%
more on corporate welfare than it did on food stamps and housing
assistance. If you want to look at all the details, click here.