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Tim Scott on Welfare & Poverty

 


Conservative values based on "think your way out of poverty"

Tim was raised in a single parent household in North Charleston, seeing his mom work 16 hour days to keep food on the table and a roof over their heads. He got his first job, changing oil at a gas station, when he was 13. After almost failing out of high school as a freshman, he was fortunate to meet his mentor, a Chick Fil-a operator named John Moniz, who helped teach him conservative values. Through the love and strength imparted by his mom, and Moniz's idea that you could 'think your way out of poverty,' Tim's passion for conservative values began.

Tim built his business from the ground up, and as the owner of Tim Scott Allstate was named the South Carolina Agency Owner of the Year. He was first elected to public office in 1995, and served at the local and state level until his election to Congress in 2010.

Source: 2013 Campaign website, votetimscott.com, "Bio" , Apr 15, 2013

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