Wow! FREE money!

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    A 29-year-old mayor is giving his city's poorest residents a basic income of $500 per month. He says the program is a success so far.

    As Tubbs has been promoting the potential of basic income in Stockton, Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang has also been advocating for a national basic-income policy in the US. As part of his platform, Yang has promised to deliver payments of $1,000 a month, or $12,000 a year, to all US citizens over 18.
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    "National leadership — particularly in the White House and the party that controls the Senate — isn't there yet," he said. "It's going to take a lot of difficult conversations to get there, but we have to."

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    Not enough to make me want to live in Stockton.
     
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    The source of the free money wasn't revealed in the article that I saw-
     
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    Me and my brand new twin brother will be waitin' by the mailbox....
     
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    Free Money?

    Where does Stockton get this "free" money?

    Do they print it?

    :rofl:
     
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    That might be enough to get a quality tent.
     
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    It's old news. If I recall from some other coverage, the source of the money is some wealthy private donor.
     
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    and when that source goes away- then what?
     
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    The had a similar program in Finland, I think, they scraped it as a bad idea.
     
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