At least this way, people won't be disincentivized to work out of fear of losing their welfare. It's also probably cheaper than supporting the welfare state as it exists here.
I would definitely rather the US have a guaranteed minimum income than Social Security + Medicare + Medicaid + SNAP + TANF + WIC + Obamacare + Pell Grants + Everything Else
EDIT: But the absolute amount here seems ridiculously high. That's the equivalent of $30,000+. Soemthing like $10,000 or $15,000 seems more reasonable.
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