Comment: This reminds me of what F.A. Hayek envisioned

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This reminds me of what F.A. Hayek envisioned

"The assurance of a certain minimum income for everyone, or a sort of floor below which nobody need fall even when he is unable to provide for himself, appears not only to be wholly legitimate protection against a risk common to all, but a necessary part of the Great Society in which the individual no longer has specific claims on the members of the particular small group into which he was born." F.A. Hayek

http://bleedingheartlibertarians.com/2012/05/hayek-enemy-of-...

"There is no reason why in a society which has reached the
general level of wealth which ours has attained . . . security
against severe physical privation...the certainty of a given
minimum of sustenance . . . should not be guaranteed to all
without endangering general freedom. . . . There can be no
doubt that some minimum of food, shelter and clothing,
sufficient to preserve health and the capacity to work, can be
assured to everybody."

Hayek, The Road to Serfdom, p. 147-148

http://books.google.com/books?id=qg61T_I1mwsC&pg=PA148&lpg=P...