5 Alarming Facts About Entitlement Spending [INFOGRAPHIC]

Sep 24, 2013

As the Washington Post editorial board writes, not taming the growth of entitlement programs--Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid--will harm the economy: "Medicare and Social Security remain on track to crowd out other spending, slow economic growth and leave the government paying more in interest costs." 

The U.S. Chamber Foundation is holding a forum, "Entitlements: Why We Can't Wait." Watch the webcast and follow along with the discussion on Twitter with the #entitlements13 hashtag.

Below is an infographic showing five alarming facts about entitlement spending.

5 Alarming Facts about Entitlement Spending
by uschamber.
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