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The Best VA Scandal Money Can Buy

veterans affairs

Even with more money to fix the VA scandal the VA simply creates… more scandal. Veterans Affairs is involved in more than one scandal. But, in the case of the secret waiting lists, Congress’ attempt to try to help veterans

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To Help Black Children We Need to Help Black Families

student library

Naturally, prominent black liberals insist the problems facing black children have nothing to do with family problems and are all caused by racism. One of the most obvious ways you prevent yourself from changing your bad habits and failings is

Posted in Poverty, Racism, Welfare Tagged with: , ,

Transgender Is Here; Is Transabled Next?

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Transabled means people claim to have an inner identity that is disabled and demand that their bodies be altered to match “what’s inside.” Sound familiar? This is not The Onion. This is a real story from the Canadian National Post:

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Another Welfare Queen Billionaire: Elon Musk

tesla store

The entrepreneurial gift of Elon Musk is his ability to follow the government money and ride the taxpayers to riches—his own. As regular readers will know, I have defended Tesla, a company started by Elon Musk, from Chris Christie, and

Posted in Business, Corruption, Welfare Tagged with: , , , ,

Daily Beast Writer Figured Out Minimum Wage Hurts Poor

minimum wage

She writes as if she hates admitting that real economists have said for centuries that raising the minimum wage hurts poor people. Even as she raises the issue she tries to make “conservative economists” appear unreliable: This week, the Los

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Barack Obama Tells Evangelicals what to Believe and Do

Obama Halo_0

No one is surprised that Barack Obama is ready and willing to tell Evangelicals to be more like him. I remember back when Barack Obama “changed his mind” about homosexual marriage—that is, he found it politically expedient to admit openly

Posted in Abortion, Christianity, Government Control, Homosexuality, socialism, Welfare Tagged with: , ,

How the State Grows an Underclass: a Teacher’s Testimony

london-riots

A teacher who writes about her experience in a Title I school has given us a glimpse of the perpetuation of an underclass. I didn’t see this essay until yesterday, so it is ancient history in internet time. But if

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Sin, not Lack of Wealth Redistribution, is the Problem with Baltimore

Baltimore flames

Baltimore’s problem is not poverty and lack of opportunity; it is sin in the human heart. Many politicians are so predictable. Their views are based in fantasies that more power to certain people, and more money, can allegedly solve deep

Posted in Christianity, Crime, Culture, Email Featured, Poverty, Welfare, Work Tagged with: ,

No, Harry Reid, Crushing Poverty Does Not Cause Violence

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Harry Reid thinks crushing poverty explains the violence of the riots—though he is quick to say he does not condone the violence. Before I explain how wrong he is, let me first thank Harry Reid for bringing up justice reform

Posted in Crime, Economics, Economy, Email Featured, Poverty, Welfare Tagged with: , ,

Does the State Want to Help the Poor or Fine Helpers?

Homeless people Obama Poster

Liberals insist that the state is more trustworthy than private society to help the poor. But the evidence leads in the opposite direction. Supposedly, the state can be trusted to defend, protect, and provide for the poor. That is the Liberal creed.

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Income Inequality Is a Loser with Voters

low income workers

Yesterday was Get-nailed-by-the-IRS Day, so it was a fitting time for the New York Times to publish Thomas B. Edsall’s editorial, “Has Obamacare Turned Voters Against Sharing the Wealth?” The short answer is: Yes.  In 2006, by a margin of

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Australia Shows How the Welfare State Controls Everything

Welfare-State

When you depend on the government to give you money, you will find that the welfare state controls you. Whether or not you believe that vaccinations should be mandatory is really beside the point. Forget that particular issue. Just notice

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