” Here’s the real reason, folks: Government
welfare isn’t an effective method for fighting
poverty. In fact, it looks like welfare is
keeping poverty alive.
Check out the chart, from Economist Daniel
Mitchell’s International Liberty website.
LBJ’s War On Poverty was the equivalent of
spreading top-notch fertilizer on a weed
patch. Poverty was dying until Washington
D.C. got involved in killing it. Incredible,
isn’t it? “
By all means read the whole thing .