Quote of the Day – Poverty Edition

(P)rogressives would argue that if you take more from the right end and give it to the left end, our poor would be even better off. But we have a control group for this — Including Sweden and Denmark — and that is clearly NOT the result one gets.  The problem with this theory is that forcible income redistribution policy and economic growth / prosperity are not independent variables. When you redistribute the pie, you get a smaller pie.

From:  The US Has the Least Poverty In the World — Here Is How Metrics Are Crafted to Hide That Fact 


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