The War on Poverty: $15 Trillion and Nothing to Show for It

Jun 27, 2012 by

Fifteen trillion dollars: That’s how much American taxpayers have forked over in the name of helping the poor since 1964. And what do we have to show for it? A poverty rate that has barely budged, an entrenched bureaucracy, and a population — like that of Greece and Portugal, two welfare-state basket cases — increasingly [...]

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Fury as Tory welfare police order kidney dialysis patient Paul Mickleburgh back to work

Jun 19, 2012 by

HE’s one of the world’s longest surviving kidney dialysis patients and has had 33 years of renal treatment, four failed transplants and 14 heart attacks. But now, in a shameful indictment of Tory welfare cuts, Paul Mickleburgh, 53, has been deemed fit to work. See it on Scoop.it, via Mindscape Magazine

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