The Billionaire Hypocrisy of Helping the Poor

The Billionaire Hypocrisy of Helping the Poor

If the richest in the US really want to help uplift the most impoverished regions around the US, they could certainly do it. (Image: Open wallet via Shutterstock)There’s one thing that both progressives and conservatives can agree on, and they can quote both FDR and Ronald Reagan on it. And that is that, “The best welfare program is a job.”

FDR extended the idea to say that when there are no jobs, the government should act as an employer of last resort. But Ronald Reagan supported the fantasy that rich people will simply create jobs out of sheer benevolence Read More

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