* take one third of all the money spent on wars, and you eliminate poverty.* take our national debt and divide it equally among all American adults,-and
we're all millionaires. So why is there so much poverty?
Correlation is not causation."Poverty" families also tend to
place much less value on:educationmarried two parent familywork ethicreading to childrenstaying away from illegal drugs or
alcohol abuseobeying lawsDr. Ben Carson and Justice Clarence
Thomas came from really, really impoverished families, and did just fine in
schools. Probably because their parent(s) placed great value on the factors
above, unlike their neighbors.It's not the poverty, but the
culture of dependence fostered by liberal policies that doom "poverty"
children to failure in school and life.