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Thanks to progressivism, we’ve lost the “War on Poverty”

Posted by: Phineas on August 1, 2014 at 7:10 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas The War on Poverty was launched in 1964 under Lyndon Johnson with the best of intentions: through massive spending and extensive welfare programs, the government would eradicate poverty in America and make people self-sufficient. Like I said, a worthy goal. It has also been an utter failure. In 1964 we declared war on […]

 

#Obamacare success! New Medicaid enrollee turned down by 96 doctors

Posted by: Phineas on April 9, 2014 at 1:20 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas One of the oft-stated goals of the Affordable Care Act was insuring the uninsured. For those who couldn’t afford insurance even with the new subsidies, states could expand their Medicaid offerings with (temporary) help from the federal government (i.e., taxation and borrowing). Great, right? Even if you don’t make enough to afford […]

 

Bogus attacks on Paul Ryan provide disturbing window into liberal groupthink

Posted by: ST on March 19, 2014 at 11:41 am » 4 Comments

Commentary’s Peter Wehner provides a thought-provoking must-read/call to arms against the bogus and despicable attacks Rep. Paul Ryan and others like him trying to tackle the poverty issue routinely receive from Democrat movers and shakers who would rather demagogue the issue for political gain than work together towards resolving it (hat tip): And now, as […]

 

Social issues “don’t matter”? Like hell they don’t – here’s why

Posted by: ST on March 27, 2013 at 8:30 pm » 3 Comments

I Storified my Tweets on this issue from earlier this evening – let me know your thoughts. [View the story “Social issues \”don’t matter\”? Like hell they don’t – here’s why” on Storify]

 

Another reason to like Tim Scott

Posted by: Phineas on December 18, 2012 at 3:01 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Aside from the fact that the current representative and senator-designate from South Carolina has a good character, the right politics, and a clear-eyed view of our real problem, he worries all the right people: The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People isn’t too excited about the appointment of Rep. Tim […]

 

In Obama’s America, you’re better off on welfare

Posted by: Phineas on November 29, 2012 at 1:01 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Oh, I know. I know. I’m RAAAAACIST!!! for even suggesting that. But numbers, while subject to interpretation, don’t lie. And in this case, they’re pretty hard to read any other way. From Zero Hedge: Exactly two years ago, some of the more politically biased progressive media outlets (who are quite adept at […]