Welfare. Democrats view taxes as contributions to charity. (Seriously. You should talk to a few Democrats if you doubt it.) Consequently, when Democrats designed a welfare system that cost taxpayers trillions, they considered it a double good deed. Welfare taxes benefited the poor and forced Americans to do the right thing.† Over the years, however, [...]
In the fuzzy fantasy world of the progressives – every issue, statement, article is a very personal affront. How nice to live in a land where everything is about “me”!
The NYT interviewed long time Slate blogger Mickey Kaus this morning about his quasi-candidacy in California’s Democratic Senate primary. I will leave the legitimacy of Kaus’ [...]
In the Sixties, Cloward and Piven had practically invented the strategy of exploiting black rage to advance the cause of “social justice.” Their formula even bore their names: the Cloward-Piven strategy.On August 11, 1965, the black district of Watts in Los Angeles exploded in violence when police used batons to subdue a man suspected of [...]