War on Poverty: All The Social Engineering Has Failed
Government needs to stay out and let charity do what it does best. Handouts are not the answer.
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Today marks 50 years since President Lyndon B. Johnson announced that he would wage a “War on Poverty.”
In tonight’s Talking Points Memo, Bill O’Reilly called it a “noble idea.” But according to the Heritage Foundation, the War on Poverty has actually harmed the nation, and nearly $21 trillion in taxpayer dollars have been spent on it in the past 50 years.