- Jun 23, 2008
You don't need to means test the entire population. Only the people who need to apply for it.Aaaaaaaaaaaaand you just increased administration and bureaucracy costs a thousand fold. The Universal in UBI is important for that very reason. Imagine how many brain dead paper pushers would need to be employed to means test the entire population.
I thought you were against big government?
And if your country has enough of a free market economy, the amount of people who would actually need it would be about 5-6%.