War on Poverty; War on Drugs

by Little Guy @, Saturday, May 28, 2022, 14:05 (553 days ago) @ ZihuaRob

In 1964, the USA declared a Wr on Poverty.

The war on poverty is the unofficial name for legislation first introduced by United States President Lyndon B. Johnson during his State of the Union address on January 8, 1964.


Poverty won.

The war on drugs is a global campaign,[6] led by the U.S. federal government, of drug prohibition, military aid, and military intervention, with the aim of reducing the illegal drug trade in the United States. The term was popularized by the media shortly after a press conference given on June 18, 1971, by President Richard Nixon


Drugs won.

As Bob Dylan sang,

Yes, and how many deaths will it take 'til he knows
That too many people have died?


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