re: capitalist religion

From: Brian D Williams (
Date: Tue Jul 24 2001 - 08:13:49 MDT

From: Miriam English <>

>>Brian D Williams wrote:

>>And for the record [guaranteed income] has been tested
>>empirically, it was called welfare, and it created a series of
>>much bigger problems in addition to not solving the one it was
>>created for.

>Interesting how you simply dismiss the subject, in line with your

I dismiss it in line with the evidence.

>Take a quick look at the countries that use welfare. They have
>managed to give the poor a chance to get back into mainstream
>society. Contrast that against countries with little or no welfare
>that have absolutely horrendous poverty and suffering.

The U.S. is a country that uses welfare, it has been a disaster.
As a pluralist others are free to pursue whatever strategies they

>Yes, welfare has problems, but it is leaps and bounds ahead of
>ensuring a permanent starving underclass.

Welfare has been a disaster, in the U.S it has helped create and
maintain such an underclass.

Thats why we're doing away with it.


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