A new book, “The Dependency Agenda,” takes a close look at the hidden politics of the welfare state and examines historical evidence that suggests LBJ’s “Great Society” was actually designed to maximize the number of Americans dependent upon the government. The welfare state was never meant to eliminate privation; it was created to keep Democrats in power, the book argues.
Simple, just keep raising the poverty line, presto the latest talking points.
The system is going to collapse. There is no way it can continue along the path we are on.
It’s math, you remember that?