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Fifty years after LBJ announced the War on Poverty, the poverty rate is as high as ever recorded. At the same time, labor force participation is way down and disability is at record levels. Is this the best we can do? Senator Marco Rubio doesn’t think so and just unveiled a bold anti-poverty, pro-economic mobility agenda.

On this episode of the Ricochet Money & Politics podcast, I chat with Oren Cass, former domestic policy director of Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign. Cass recently wrote a National Review article which heavily influenced Rubio’s thinking on these issues.

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  1. Member

    The Conservatives won’t like it and the Liberals won’t like so it must be right – ~18:30 – is a dumb way to make decisions. And lazy.

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    • January 9, 2014 at 4:52 am
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  2. Member

    Having brunch on Sunday morning kind of cuts out those Richocheters who like to go to church. :) 

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    • January 9, 2014 at 6:34 am
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  3. Inactive

    NR’s initial cover story on this maverick piqued my interest, but this video of his departure from the Florida House of Representatives impressed even this secular voter: Marco Rubio farewell speech .

    Charisma is spelled with a capital “C.”

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    • January 9, 2014 at 9:09 am
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    When I try to download the MP3, the process fails because of a “server problem”.

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    • January 9, 2014 at 10:21 am
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  5. Reload the page. Should work now. 

    Grendel: When I try to download the MP3, the process fails because of a “server problem”. · 5 minutes ago
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    • January 9, 2014 at 10:27 am
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