We were 1 generation away from eradicating poverty. Then the “War on Poverty” started…

The “War on Poverty” was declared by President Johnson in 1964. Prior to that, the poverty rate was dropping by around 1% each year. We were only one generation away from eradicating poverty completely. Then the “War on Poverty” began. Every time the government declares a war on something, whatever they are fighting always grows exponentially:

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We were 1 generation away from eradicating poverty. Then the “War on Poverty” started…

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