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Stan Jones on Welfare & Poverty

 


Liberty-not government handouts-give poor chance to be rich

In the 1960's 13% of American families were classified as poor. Since then America has spent nearly six trillion dollars to help the poor. Today 13% of American families are still classified poor. That's right-no improvement! Government must get out of the way of poor families.

I think that the poor deserve MORE than welfare - they deserve the chance to become wealthy. History proves that only liberty - not government handouts - can give them that chance.

Source: Campaign website, www.mtlp.org/jones, "Issues" Jan 24, 2006

Private welfare programs deliver more resources to poor

Seventy-five percent of our welfare dollars, enough for each family of four to receive $50,000 annually, go to middle class social workers who administer these programs. In privately administered programs, 75% goes to the needy. Anyone who advocates welfare taxes is lobbying for subsidies for the middle income social workers.

Welfare breaks up families by paying teens to get pregnant and by paying mothers to desert the father of their children.

Source: Campaign website, www.mtlp.org/jones, "Issues" Jan 24, 2006

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