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**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 […]
**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 […]
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 […]
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]
**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 […]
**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 […]