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    Give Folks Money, 9 Times Out of 10 Theyre Not Going to Do Any Harm

    Calif. Mayor: Give Folks Money, 9 Times Out of 10 Theyre Not Going to Do Any Harm

    Stockton, Calif. Mayor Michael Tubbs (D) is touting a pilot program that will give 100 low-income residents $500 a month.

    Only about a tenth of people who are given money will do something harmful with it, Tubbs said Tuesday during an appearance at the San Francisco Press Club:
    "You trust folks; you give folks money, nine times out of 10 they're not going to do any harm. They're going to pay for necessities."
    Mayor Tubbs ultimate goal is to get Americans paying state and federal taxes to fund the handouts, once his pilot program provides proof of concept, the San Franciso Chronicle reports:

    It's a way for Tubbs to experiment on programs with money the city doesn't have. If the programs work, he will seek to convince taxpayers and other governments, including the state, to adopt them, albeit with expected tax increases.
    "Going forward I don't think one city in itself can do it longer than a pilot to show proof of concept," Tubbs conceded.

    While payouts to low-income residents aren't schedule to begin until early 2019, another of the mayor's handout programs has already launched: a rehabilitation program that pays men who most regularly engage in gun violence a thousand dollars a month to participate in a six-month program requiring them to visit with a case worker each day and obtain both a job and a drivers license.


    Both of Tubbs proof of concept programs are initially being funded by private benefactors.




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    escalate free things and you'll have a system for moochers that will grow and become unmanageable. How are they going to pay for this? Raising state taxes or pass the bill to the rest of America?
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    I see this moving forward, the Liberals will call it a success no matter what and then go statewide, they love taxing people, if they are smart they will tax visitors, they don't notice as much as residents......
    "The powers of the federal government are enumerated; it can only operate in certain cases; it has legislative powers on defined and limited objects, beyond which it cannot extend its jurisdiction." James Madison 1788

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    One day California is going to have an epiphany and the taxpayers will finally revolt.
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    I don't get it. I honestly don't. Woody Hayes said it all, "Any time you give a man something he doesn't earn, you cheapen him. Our kids earn what they get, and that includes respect." -- Woody Hayes​ I am off to Seattle next week for a cruise to Alaska. I haven't been to Seattle in 9 years. I hear the homeless problem is exponentially worse today than it was in 09. I've read that a lot of these folks are voluntarily homeless b/c of the atmosphere in Seattle.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DGUtley View Post
    I don't get it. I honestly don't. Woody Hayes said it all, "Any time you give a man something he doesn't earn, you cheapen him. Our kids earn what they get, and that includes respect." -- Woody Hayes​ I am off to Seattle next week for a cruise to Alaska. I haven't been to Seattle in 9 years. I hear the homeless problem is exponentially worse today than it was in 09. I've read that a lot of these folks are voluntarily homeless b/c of the atmosphere in Seattle.
    better bring your own straws.............
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    To me it appears that the education system in this country is failing this country, no one seems to learn about what has made this country great, this country was made this way by hard work and a lot of effort. Kids today have no idea what it took to make this country what it is. Now as they get older, they seem to expect everything for free, The Gov't will pay for it, they don't understand that the Gov't has no money, they just take ours.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cannons Front View Post
    I see this moving forward, the Liberals will call it a success no matter what and then go statewide, they love taxing people, if they are smart they will tax visitors, they don't notice as much as residents......
    Iceland essentially taxes visitors (tourists) by increasing the costs of items in tourist areas and on purchases in US dollars (so if you go there, use your credit card and pay in Kronas.)
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    Pay them enough money to turn off the TV or get up in the morning, and they'll do it, possibly without being ordered. Further on, incidence of hammer bashing might be controlled and in 90% of cases, reduced.

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    "You trust folks; you give folks money, nine times out of 10 they're not going to do any harm."

    And likely not to do anything at all.
    Edmund Burke: "In vain you tell me that Artificial Government is good, but that I fall out only with the Abuse. The Thing! the Thing itself is the Abuse!"

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