Giving All Americans a Basic Income Would End Poverty

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    :lol:
     
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    Can I continue working?
     
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    Not Lambert too. Thanks Obama. :facepalm:
     
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    Stick to underage teens
     
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    No more food stamps or free healthcare.

    Cut a check to people on January 1st every year and if they run out before the next year they're fucked.
     
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    we have the fattest poor people on the planet
     
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    Giving people a fucking check every fucking year is a goddamn fucking gov't fucking program, Lambert!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:cuss:
     
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    Fuck!
     
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    This would never happen in America, but its nice to entertain in one's mind. :toptip:
     
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    but just think of how much the government will save in postage mailing those checks every month.
     
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    In the interest of full disclosure I receive $600 per month and Tricare for life from the VA.

    I became a Type 1 diabetic while on active duty.
     
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    you should leave, before you explode
     
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    Being that they take in more than 12k in benefits, cutting them out of those benefits kind of defeats the purpose. The article doesn't make much sense to me.

    I have heard about a debt jubilee though. Where the government would give each citizen x amount of money that had to go towards paying down a debt they owed. And if you didn't have any debt you just pocket the cash.
     
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    Did you read the article?
     
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    The article was quite vague vague but according to it, you'd also be eligible for this monthly check...even Bill Gates.