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I had a few data points:

1. about half of all U.S. people get some kind of government check

That's not a data point. That's misleading bullshirt.

That "half" figure includes all retirees who receive Social Security payments and Medicare.

School teachers, fireman, police, judges, district attorney, federal workers (FFRDC), state workers, city and county workers.

Does the phrase 'government check' include tax refunds?
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