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Income Inequality Is a Loser with Voters

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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

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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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How Government Uses “Compassion” for Corporate Welfare

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From the beginning the food stamp program was designed for corporate welfare. As Americans, we need a serious conversation about the risks involved when government gets involved in the marketplace. This article at the Daily Bell, which discusses Rick Brattin’s

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No, You Don’t Need Government Welfare for a Tattoo

We Accept EBT

Kansas lawmakers are trying to ban using government welfare for tattoos, movies, cruise ships, and more. I was upset with proposed Missouri restrictions on food stamps because they seemed designed to turn recipients away from healthy options like seafood. The

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MO GOP: Stop Buying Good Food with Food Stamps

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If we are going to have food stamps, why tell recipients to stop buying good food? Why are MO Republicans imitating Michelle Obama’s lunch program with food stamps? I hate food stamps. I wish they would be abolished. I don’t

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Poor and Rich Alike Better Off without a Welfare State

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The welfare state is training us to think there is no welfare without the state. That is a lie. Yes, Virginia (and all 49 other states), people actually did care for the poor before government realized it was a huge

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How to Lose Your Job Before You Even Start

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There are some 30 million out-of-work Americans across this country today who are no longer even counted by the government as unemployed because they’ve been jobless for so long. I’m betting that most of those former workers would jump at

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Need a Ride to Work? Try Your Feet!

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When James Robertson needed a ride to work, he gave himself one. Next time you hear about someone who says he can’t get a job, because he has no transportation to get him to work… remember James Robertson. [See also,

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Welfare and Drugs Should Never Mix

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The Colorado legislature must separate welfare and drugs or welfare will be nothing but a prison for the poor. Giving someone heroine in order to create dependence is considered a disgusting crime. Marijuana is not on the same order of

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Kids on Food Stamps “Spiked” Last Year

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For children the use of food stamps spiked. Let’s praise the Obama recovery. There are two ways to look at this. One is that the economy is so bad that these children can’t really survive without food stamps. The other

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MO State Senator Jim Lembke’s Job Boom

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A job boom came from ending unemployment benefits, just like Jim Lembke tried to get the MO state legislature to do. The Wall Street Journal editorial staff pointed out that Congress’ about face last year in zeroing out extra unemployment benefit

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The Humiliating Public Loss of Barack Obama

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Taking back his “free” community college scheme was a public loss for President Obama. A couple of days ago I asked if the President was happy that he no longer had to worry about the Democrat majority in the Senate.

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