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Is Less Now More?
Topic: Just When You Thought It Could Not Get Worse
Posted by Everyman - 16:47:32 EST

More or less?

Officially, I mean?

The American species of homo economicus has been paying hundreds of billions to get rid of poverty for decades. What do we have to show for it?

Poverty rate in 1975: 26 percent.

Poverty rate in 2010: 26 percent.

What a great return on the investment.

Federal spending on education?

Ahem:

fed spending

So yes, in a sense it is.

Using the word "sense" very, very, loosely . . .

That is.

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