Tag Archives: Welfare

How Do You Insure An Ever Present, Massive Welfare State? By Defining Poverty Upwards

There is no arbitrary standard for poverty; so what makes a person “poor?” Can you live in a million dollar mansion and spend hundreds of thousands of dollars and be poor? Actually, you can under the government’s current defintion of … Continue reading

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Two Dependency In America Charts That Will Blow Your Mind

The two “D’s,” debt and dependency, are taking America down the path towards doom. You already know about the debt, but you may not have realized quite how bad the dependency has gotten.

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Chris Christie Runs off at the Mouth (Again)

There has been much discussion regarding Mitt Romney’s “gifts” remark, where he discussed the decades-old strategy of liberal candidates who give voters tons of governmental goodies in exchange for votes. Now, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who earned the ire … Continue reading

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The Stunning Expansion of The American Welfare State

These numbers, courtesy of Robert Samuelson, would have been considered beyond belief if they’d have happened in a short period of time. But it’s like that old saw about the frog in the slowly warming pot of water who doesn’t … Continue reading

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The Government Sure Does Spend Your Tax Dollars On Welfare Wisely. Just Kidding, They Waste It Just As Badly As You Think

The government takes your tax dollars, wastes a ridiculous portion of them, and then doles them out inefficiently.

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Romney Vindicated: Voters Voting for Obama Because He Gives Them an “Obama Phone” UPDATE: Spotlight Now on “Obama Phone” Program

Remember when Mitt Romney stated that 47% of Americans, “…believe the government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe that they are entitled to health care, to food, to housing, to you name it?” It turns out ol’ Mitt … Continue reading

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We Spent 15 Trillion Fighting A “War On Poverty” And We Didn’t Even Get A Lousy T-Shirt

Lyndon Johnson declared a “war on poverty” in the sixties and he was about as successful at it as he was in Vietnam. Of course, as the great Thomas Sowell notes, minorities were on their way up economically long before … Continue reading

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Remember When Greece Was The Only Bankrupt European Country?

Just yesterday it seemed like Greece was the Western European nation going down the tubes and, of course, it still is. However, these scenes from Spain seem awfully familiar, don’t they?? Thousands of jobless Spaniards marched through Madrid Saturday in … Continue reading

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Good News: Octomom Is Off Welfare! The Bad News: It’s Because She’s Doing Porn

Who would have ever thought that a single mother of 14 would be reduced to this? Come to think of it, just about everybody.

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Not A Shocker: The Food Stamp President Loves Welfare, Too

In yet another attempt to seduce more Americans into dependence on government, the Obama Administration is waiving the work requirements for welfare. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius sent an “information memorandum” to states this afternoon exercising waiver authority under the Social Security … Continue reading

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