from my interview on Press TV –
The best solution to decrease U.S. poverty is to “vastly decrease the power in spending of the federal government,” says James Bovard, Maryland-based policy advisor for The Future of Freedom Foundation.
“It’s the U.S. government that is dragging down the American economy and suppressing the productivity and creativity of the American people,” he told Press TV’s U.S. Desk on Tuesday, a day after a report put the number of the poor in America at nearly 50 million.
On Monday, the Census Bureau said the number of Americans living in poverty was higher than previously estimated, and stands at 49.1 million.
You can listen to my two-minute, early-morning-pre-coffee-semi-pre-verbal monologue on the topic here.