Post Tagged with: "anti-poverty programs"

September 18, 2013 09:09

Obama’s 1st Term: Real Median Income Down $2,627; People in Poverty Up 6,667,000; Record 46,496,000 Now Poor

One Big Awful Mistake America – We tried to warn you. In the immortal words of Ernest in Scared Stupid “They get stupider and stupider every generation.” – Editor

“As democracy is perfected, the office of the President represents, more and more closely, the inner soul of the people. On some great and glorious day, the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last and the White House will be occupied by a downright fool and complete narcissistic moron.” —- H.L. Mencken, The Baltimore Evening Sun, July 26, 1920

December 4, 2012 07:38

The Great Transference

[G]enerations of Americans who have grown up believing that it is not primarily the individual, out of his own heart and personal compassion who is to give alms, but Caesar and his vast concourses of bureaucrats, case workers, social workers, and experts in the nature of the human condition working tirelessly for “social justice.” – American Thinker

November 21, 2012 07:11

Private Property Ownership is the Only Way to Eradicate Poverty

The United States is now losing wealth as a result of a massive campaign to reduce private property ownership through the policy of Sustainable Development. If not reversed, the United States will find itself in Third World status for exactly the same reasons other nations have landed there – destruction of private property rights.

September 13, 2012 06:38

Obumanomics: Lower incomes, more poverty, more inequality, more dependence, blacks doing worse

The latest Census Bureau report shows that these are precisely the results Obama has delivered since taking office. – IBD

August 1, 2012 07:07

Bad Economy, Bad Policy, More Poverty and Welfare Dependency

Since Obama took office, federal expenditures on welfare have increased by 41 percent, more than $193 billion per year. (Cato Institute, The American Welfare State, April 11, 2012)

July 25, 2012 04:49

Welfare Recipients Entitled to be Lazy and in Debt

Since the 1960s, the U.S. has spent $16 trillion on welfare and is projected to spend almost $11 trillion over the next ten years.

October 7, 2011 06:57

Paternalism and Principle

Secretary of Energy Steven Chu’s defense of the administration’s efforts to ban incandescent light bulbs. “We are taking away a choice that continues to let people waste their own money,” Chu said, quite satisfied with government’s efforts to protect Americans from their own choices.