Billionaire Businessman Says Government Assistance For The Poor Makes People LazyQuicklink submitted by Sheila Samples Permalink
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|During an appearance on CNBC's Squawk Box on Tuesday, businessman Sam Zell -- whose net worth is nearly $4 billion -- claimed that government benefits are "disincentivizing" struggling Americans from wanting to succeed. Zell blamed increasing income inequality and America's lack of economic mobility on health care reform, tax credits for low-income workers, and unemployment benefits.|
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