Read the comments at each site as well.
But honestly, kids – it ain’t about the FedGov minions whose ricebowls would be scattered.
It’s all about the FSA.
Can’t cut ’em off, or they’ll riot.
Can’t keep paying ’em, or eventually, there will be no money for anything.
That is the true ‘brutal dilemma’.
Understand what that really means, and prepare to repel boarders in your neighborhoods.