Mudcat Café message #1033892 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #63553   Message #1033892
Posted By: Bobert
11-Oct-03 - 07:48 PM
Thread Name: BS: Benefits/Welfare.
Subject: RE: BS: Benefits/Welfare.
So a "Guarentted National Income" didn't go over too well? Why, the heck, not? Would end poverty. Would cut down on crime. Heck, it would be a bargain...

And I'm not speaking just as some idealistic lunny (which I may be...) but as someone who as worked as a jailhouse teacher (3 years), a drug rehab couselor (3 years) and a social worker working exclusively with folks recieving public assistence (10 years).

A guarenteed national income which put 100% of Americans above the poverty line is affordable and moral. It is prohuman and, in the end, a darned good investment on out population...

Public assostence, as it is today, is downright mean spirited and antihuman and only perpetuates the system....