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Paul Ryan: Raised Poor, Stay Poor

Posted by admin on Sunday, January 31, 2016

House Speaker Paul Ryan @SpeakerRyan Money Quotation saying that since inception, government safety net programs have not helped to elevate the poor or win the war on poverty. Paul Ryan said:

We’ve been fighting the War on Poverty for 50 years now. And I don’t think you can call it anything but a stalemate. The federal government has spent trillions of dollars. And yet today, if you were raised poor, you’re just as likely to stay poor as you were 50 years ago
— Paul Ryan

Nick Hanauer: Not Slash Poverty Programs

Posted by admin on Saturday, January 9, 2016

Nick Hanauer Money Quotation saying reduce government bloat by increasing wages so poverty programs aren’t needed. Nick Hanauer said:

Let’s by all means shrink the size of government, but not by slashing the poverty programs, but by ensuring that workers are paid enough so that they actually don’t need those programs
— Nick Hanauer

Mokokoma Mokhonoana: Life Enslaves Poor

Posted by admin on Sunday, January 3, 2016

Mokokoma Mokhonoana Money Quotation saying The poor are most often beset by problems that money can easily fix, so they see money as the only solution. Mokokoma Mokhonoana said:

Life enslaves the poor by giving them problems that money can resolve, or, dissolve
— Mokokoma Mokhonoana

D.H. Lawrence: Money Poisons & Starves

Posted by admin on Wednesday, September 16, 2015

D.H. Lawrence Money Quotation saying the effect of having money is poisoning when you have some and draining when you are without. D.H. Lawrence said:

Money poisons you when you’ve got it, and starves you when you haven’t

— D.H. Lawrence

Bill Maher: Sick Culture of Wealth

Posted by admin on Friday, August 14, 2015

Bill Maher Money Quotation saying those decrying how horrible our poor are – fail to truly look at the ridiculousness of wealth and their effect on our culture. Bill Maher said:

We always hear about the sick culture of poverty — what about the sick culture of wealth?
— Bill Maher

Herbert A. Simon: Poverty of Attention

Posted by admin on Monday, July 27, 2015

Herbert Simon Money Quotation saying when there is too much to absorb – there is not enough capacity for understand it all. Herbert Simon said:

A wealth of information creates a poverty of attention
— Herbert A. Simon

Bernie Sanders: Billionaires vs. Poor Kids

Posted by admin on Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Bernie Sanders Money Quotation saying Income inequality is excessive and causes suffering of children in the U.S. Bernie Sanders said:

There are 492 billionaires living in this country and 16 million kids living in poverty
— Bernie Sanders

John Berger: Poverty Engineered by Rich

Posted by admin on Saturday, May 23, 2015

John Berger Money Quotation saying the wealthy are engineering poverty and imposing it on the world – it isn’t naturally caused by lack. John Berger said:

The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other. It is not, as poverty was before, the result of natural scarcity, but a set of priorities imposed upon the rest of the world by the rich
— John Berger

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