Just give them the money (the argument for basic income)

Poor people are still free to reproduce as much as they want, there just won’t be (and shouldn’t be) an endlessly scaling benefit boost to that activity. No one is stopping people from reproducing anyway, but I don’t want to give people more cash beyond a certain point.

Think of it like the mortgage interest deduction for homes. This is a massive wealth transfer from non homeowners to home owners. There was a reform floated, by Romney no less, of capping the deductions so that people buying multi million dollar mansions could not use that tax […]

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