"When the people find they can vote themselves money, that will herald the end of the Republic." - Benjamin Franklin
If Franklin didn't say this, he should have. Historians differ on the subject. The mis-attribution is probably a derivative from the Alexander Tytler quotation, "A democracy cannot exist as a permanent form of government. It can only exist until the majority discovers it can vote itself largess out of the public treasury."
Porkulus: Cash for Tax Cheats, by Michelle Malkin.
"According to a new General Accounting Office audit conducted over the past year, nearly 4,000 stimulus recipients received $24 billion in Recovery Act funds — while owing more than $750 million in unpaid corporate, payroll and other taxes."Welcome to the Obama nation.