Fox's Kevin Jackson on universal basic income: "Why don't they just give out lottery tickets, cigarettes and liquor while they're at it"?
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From the March 31 edition of Fox News' Fox & Friends Saturday:
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KEVIN JACKSON: Hey, America, it's not April Fool's Day, it is yet another stupid liberal policy that people want to initiate in California, and where else? Look, why don't they just give out lottery tickets, cigarettes and liquor while they're at it, right? This is one of these other hairbrain ideas -- and I love how they couch it as, it's free. Yeah, it's free because somebody making 15 bucks an hour is going to work 30-plus hours to give somebody else who's not doing anything free money. It's not free. Somebody has to earn this money so somebody else can sit on their butts and do nothing. And California sees this as "well everybody should have a livable, reasonable wage to work with so that they can exist," but the fact of the matter is, folks, this money is coming from somewhere, and unfortunately, it's -- to put it back in the system in this way is not the way that it should be done.