More, Who Can Afford To, Are Leaving Public School

New Report Says a Majority of Public School Students Are Poor. Why Else Would They Be There? I’m not sure I understand why anyone would be surprised at the news reported by Bloomberg: “Majority of U.S. Public-School Children Are Living in Poverty.” A majority of U.S. public-school children are living in poverty for the first time in half a century. Fifty-one percent of public-school students qualified for free or reduced-price lunch in 2013, the Southern Education Foundation said in Read more […]

The War On Poverty Was Successful In Making More Poverty To Justify Expanding Government

Yesterday, the Washington Post’s blog, The Fix, posted typical regime propaganda about LBJ and his 1964 State of the Union address in which he declared “War on Poverty.” It posted a snip of the speech. But only a snip. Here is a part of the speech that was left out: Very often a lack of jobs and money is not the cause of poverty, but the symptom. The cause may lie deeper – in our failure to give our fellow citizens a fair chance to develop their own capacities, in a lack of education Read more […]

33 Shocking Facts That Are All Obama’s Fault (But Will be Blamed on Bush)

The other day Rush Limbaugh spoke of an article posted on Zero Hedge. If you’re not already — you should become a regular reader. The article entitled “33 Shocking Facts Which Show How Badly the Economy Has Tanked under Obama.” Okay, it’s a bit wordy but it does alert you. After reading it I couldn’t let it go without editorializing on at least some of the 33 facts. If you’re an Obama sycophant, you may want to make yourself a little sign to hold up while reading. When you feel “The One” Read more […]

We’ve Become a Food Stamps Nation to Keep Democrats in Power

Food Stamps are big business, job killers, turn human beings into wards of the State, and have become a reliable voting block for the Democrat Party. The typical argument used by liberals as to why food stamps are so important is that children and the elderly are the recipients. That’s probably true. The question is, how did we get to the place in our nation where in 1969, 2.8 million people received food stamps and today more than 47 million are on food stamps? “Since President Lyndon Baines Read more […]

Could Your Family Live on $61,320 Per Year Tax Free?

There’s a new report out by the Senate Budget Committee that calculates that “the amount of money spent on welfare programs equals, when converted to cash payments, about ‘$168 per day for every household in poverty.’” Here’s the math: $168 per day x 365 days = $61, 320. If someone gave you $61,320 per year with no federal, state, or Social Security taxes taken out, could your family live on that amount? Most likely nearly every family in America could if they chose a modest lifestyle. Read more […]