CU Talks: Open Mic Night! ep.1403

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It’s a video hangout with our members. Topic of discussion – how to address the issue of ever greater dependence on Government.

This year will mark the 50th anniversary of the “war on poverty”. What did the “war on poverty” set out to do — and how well did it do it, if at all?

The purpose of the “war on poverty,” Johnson said, was to make “taxpayers out of taxeaters.” Its slogan was “Give a hand up, not a handout.” When Lyndon Johnson signed the landmark legislation into law, he declared: “The days of the dole in our country are numbered.” Those promises have not been kept.

How do conservatives change the conversation? How do we help needy people understand that the money we want to give them is in the form of a paycheck not a welfare check – so that they choose how to spend the money they earned and they control how much they can get?

Give the show a listen, then use the comments to let us know what topics you’d like us to cover in future episodes.

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About the show:

Every Thursday, 9pm Central, join us for an hour of Conservative Discussion with Real People from Real Places in America, NOT DC and NOT the Media.

CU Talks is the one hour weekly program from The Conservative Union, largest conservative community on Google Plus. We talk politics, with a focus on informing and educating our listeners, and finding ways to create the positive future we all want for ourselves and our posterity.

Your hosts will include James Pisano (The Chief), Nikolaos Dimopolous (Nikos) and Leslie P.

  • The Chief lives in California, is currently active duty in the Coast Guard, and drives a Prius – not because he’s afraid of global warming, but because it made sense for him to purchase it – FREE MARKET, YEAH!
  • Nikos was born in Greece, got here as soon as he could, will be a US Citizen eligible to vote in 2016, and is the American Dream personified.
  • Leslie is a native Texan and a redhead, she’ll cut you.

We may or may not all be armed.

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