We should probably accuse you of idiocy and delusion while we're at it.
US policy ensures that the poor stay poor, thus keeping them dependent on the government. Social mobility in the US is terrible, if you're poor you are likely to stay poor because there is little to help you get out of that cycle.
Other countries have learned that if you invest in education and other social support mechanisms, then you can help break the poverty cycle. Then those people become successful tax paying members of society and your country will prosper.