Calif. Mayor: ‘Give Folks Money, 9 Times Out of 10 They’re Not Going to Do Any Harm’

CNS News | 7/11/2018 | Staff
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Stockton, Calif. Mayor Michael Tubbs (D) is touting a pilot program that will give 100 low-income residents $500 a month.

Only about a tenth of people who are given money will do something harmful with it, Tubbs said Tuesday, the San Francisco Chronicle reports:

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"The majority of people are actually smart and rational," Tubbs said Tuesday in an appearance at the Sacramento Press Club. "You trust folks; you give folks money, nine times out of 10 they're not going to do any harm."

Mayor Tubbs’ ultimate goal is to get Americans paying state and federal taxes to fund the handouts, once his pilot program provides “proof of concept,” the Chronicle reports:

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“It's a way for Tubbs to experiment on programs with money the city doesn't have....
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