Poverty Up 30%, 50 Years After LBJ’s “War on Poverty” Declared

In 1964, Lyndon “Civil Rights” Johnson, the same guy who declared he’d have “them ni**ers voting Democratic for the next 200 years,” also declared “war on poverty.” He declared it when the poverty rate was already going down. It was at 19%, down from over 22% in 1959. He stated in 1964: “We have declared unconditional war on poverty. Our objective is total victory. I believe that 30 years from now Americans will look back upon these 1960s as the time of the great American Breakthrough Read more […]

Sheila Jackson Lee: Don’t Call it “Welfare”; Call it “Transitional Living Fund”

Sheila Jackson Lee is proposing changing the word welfare to “transitional living fund.” Maybe this will make people not feel so bad about taking advantage of taxpayer money; money that was taken by force through taxation (theft) and given to a money-wasting, bureaucratic jumble that has absolutely no use for budgets. [Budgets? Budgets?! We don’t need no stinking budgets!] In a speech recently, Jackson Lee lauded the failed War on Poverty, a war that has only seen poverty increase ever since Read more […]