It’s Not a Welfare State, It’s a Special Interest State — The American Magazine

The welfare system is another example. According to Kevin Williamson, the United States spends $65,000 per poor family to fight poverty, even though the average national family income is $50,000. Most of the money actually goes to finance members of the upper or middle class, who become a powerful claque for never solving the problem. Williamson concludes that the purpose of the Great Society was not to end poverty, but to maximize dependency and keep the Democrats in power.

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