Julio wrote on Apr 30, 2013, 18:53: Sadly the war on poverty is as effective as the war on drugs. Too much money sticks to people's pockets, and little goes to what makes an impact. Kind of like a lot of charities who spend a huge amount on operating costs, or do "awareness".
The thing with charities is they are built on money given to them willingly. You aren't forced to donate and there's so many charities you can research then pick and chose before giving. The war on poverty/drugs/terror is funded through taxes. Nobody has a choice.