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Because after spending trillions -- and trades about a Warren poverty -- just stand.
Poverty is winning America's war on track to reach levels not seen in nearly half a century likely plotting to fifteen point 7% of the population.
Or about what it was in 1965.
When Lyndon Johnson -- launch this great war on Bob -- And this after trillions that dwarfs the dollars spent for example in Afghanistan.
And Iraq combined -- when he had critics on those wars justifiably asking whether we were getting the right bang for the buck.
Where's the rates here and now to unicorn divided our common says it's time for -- strategy right now.
Well it's amazing to think and all that.
Months but it's okay to admit that the war on poverty is not working.
Two of the biggest contributors to the problem of poverty in our country are just a lack of jobs among the lower income.
Class and that's even in good economic times and then also.
That increasing number of children who are born out of wedlock that's something we don't talk about very frequently and were discussing poverty.
But -- 83% more likely as a child to be in poverty if your parents are not -- So marriage cuts that likelihood of poverty among children -- the president or really serious about wanting to solve the problem.
Of poverty he would be eight trying to increase work.
And that you we just somebody did with the welfare reform he guided the work requirements which was opposite of what -- should -- and they should be trying to shore up the -- and I can't say that has seen the president make much effort in that direction either.
What worries me about these statistics is even deplorable we were gonna try to provide through approved for hungry kids -- really added basic.
Called the goal that made sense here would everything else.
We shouldn't have started people -- -- we just should not have it.
We still have certain people in this country what the heck happened.
And as a matter of humanity yes we need to be giving to those but where else to let money -- hope obviously not to the starving.
Right but as you said and just a minute ago and -- in we're spending more on this -- they are in the war or whatever so there's a lot of money going to of these anti poverty programs and they're not working because they're setting up.
The wrong incentives it's really pretty basic needs subsidized funding you get more -- -- you tax something.
Yet less than ever subsidizing poverty -- taxing prosperity we had -- the president Obama's tax and again in coming down the pike and when he thirteen to and that's gonna hit.
An American family is really hard had I think historically.
Widespread poverty is the norm -- widespread prosperity is the exception -- we should be looking at prosperity and saying what are the causes of prosperity.
-- seeking to incentivized that sensitive focusing so much -- the -- of eradicating poverty.
Again not because they want to see poverty increased as a matter of humidity we want to see it disappear.
But because if we want it to we have to be focused as your previous -- -- on pro growth policies.
We gotta be looking at how to create jobs and -- taxing job creators -- sadly not gonna do that.
Well I always think that we make them the fatal error of with all -- good intentions as foreign money and using -- -- these are our content so we'll see.
Poverty and we've got to spend a lot of money to address that not realizing.
Where the money goes and -- -- but we live in -- day -- -- is always -- -- tae -- that the -- -- -- We we are more focused on providing jobless benefits and jobs more focused on providing more -- more food stands.
-- -- underlying poverty that makes the necessary so I think it's Watson has got to kind of has -- It's right well I -- sadly as the government takes more and more responsibility.
Individual people family's private organizations we'll take class something -- the government taking care over spending trillions on this war on poverty.
When in fact private organizations are best able to tailor their help to people and tips really help then and -- -- in.
Lyndon Johnson's argument in the beginning.
That there there's that gap -- private organizations can't -- And that's what he was addressing what we've gone from -- we addressing that gap to just sort of a massive block coal for all this money so.
It didn't happen right.
And no one is saying eliminate the social safety net for people who really really need it but.
We are saying let's not let this become an actress for people who just get comfortable -- that's.
That's just being it and it sets up an expectation I mean they they are having a big fight a couple of weeks ago when congress is units and we were talking about -- the time.
Where they wanted to trend sixteen billion from the food stamp program.
And I was such an idiot I didn't realize we were spending that much -- -- just let alone cutting sixteen billion which I guess represented about 10% of the budget of the time.
To chase people who shouldn't be getting them.
Away from those who genuinely deserve them.
And and and those who wanted to cut were seen as heartless and analysts have not been sent.
I think honestly think it's the president his somewhat heartless callous in the sense that.
He's promoting these policy I think guiding the work requirements and -- again just demonstrates that his interest in all this.
-- in perpetuating dependence what -- the motivation for that if you take away work for welfare don't you take away.
The incentive to get off welfare absolutely after -- 1996 welfare reform the total number of welfare recipients declined by 63%.
It was working.
So for him to do that again it's hard to -- it and you know what everybody -- -- yes sends an on bipartisan amazing Tina thank you very very.
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