WASHINGTON — We are awash in retrospectives of the "War on Poverty," launched 50 years ago this month by Lyndon Johnson. A furious debate has developed between those (mostly liberals) who consider the war an important, if incomplete, triumph and those (mostly conservatives) who judge it wasteful. http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2014/01/13/how_we_won_–_and_lost_–_the_war_on_poverty_121197.html

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