Poverty Rate and the Failure of Liberal Policy

You only need to look at two graphs to prove the failure of Liberal policies.

First, from Heritage, we see the amount of money our Federal and State Governments spends on Welfare programs to reduce poverty in the US.

welfare spendingSecond, from here, we see the poverty rate in the US since 1960.

poverty rateSpending has grown exponentially but the poverty rate has been flat lined at around 11%.

Why are we still throwing money at this problem?

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Entitlement Programs, politics. Bookmark the permalink.

5 Responses to Poverty Rate and the Failure of Liberal Policy

  1. I think Potus let the cat out of the bag on his African vacation, when he said, “If everyone had a higher standard of living with a car, air conditioning and a big house the planet will ‘boil over’.” I took that to mean liberals thrive on a growing lower class and in fact wouldn’t mind at all if everyone was poor except for themselves, of course. And, what good are these programs anyway, other than keeping people in poverty and attracting more of them.

  2. livinrightinpgh says:

    Keep ’em poor, and keep ’em needing Big Daddy Gubmint. Welfare is nothing more than sanctioned slavery.

  3. Pingback: Have We Reached The End Game For The US? | cosmoscon

  4. Pingback: A New Foreign Policy For The US | cosmoscon

  5. Pingback: Liberalism Must Be Defeated (Part 1) | cosmoscon

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s