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Baltimore: War on Poverty

As is often the case every social failure is articulated as a function of money; not enough spent. Since the dawn of LBJ’s War on Poverty (circa 1964) the U.S. Taxpayer has spent $22 Trillion on various anti-poverty programs and the result has proven the entire affair, like most government programs, to be a stunning failure. The only success being that poverty, as a politically demeaning attribute, is now so perfectly systemic that the systemic bureaucracy that has grown up from the war on poverty itself survives only by breeding a perpetual poverty state.

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