51 years ago this week, President Johnson signed a $1 billion anti-poverty bill called the Economic Opportunity Act. “Freedom,” he said, “is not enough.” What happened?
Fox News, Bulls & Bears, May 2, 2015.
Republican strategist Matthew Dowd makes fun of the idea that Mitt Romney would actually try to run on the poverty issue in America.
NBC, Meet the Press, Jan. 11, 2014. Read more... http://crooksandliars.com/2015/01/david-brooks-central-anti-poverty-program
More pearls of wisdom from Bobo.
The Paul Ryan poverty plan in theory? Paternalism. The Paul Ryan poverty plan in practice? Paternalism on the cheap.
The Robert Reich I know would not have given such a soaring endorsement to Paul Ryan's anti-poverty proposal.