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The daily STEW (Star-Telegram Editorial Writers): U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., has proposed combining 11 anti-poverty programs into a single grant that the states could administer. He says it would allow more flexibility to help lift people out of poverty. Do you agree?

It sounds like an interesting idea. Whether or not it would work may be another thing. Christina McClure

Having these assistance programs under one umbrella would help cut waste and fraud. Each state is more aware of the needs of its citizens. Connie Cranford

Typical mean-spirited Republican plan to victimize the poor and enable the rich. Bill Davis

Paul Ryan is a true believer in the self-serving theories of Ayn Rand. Americans should be very, very afraid of his legislative proposals. Tom Smusz