The separation of church and state doesn’t apply when expanding the government is at stake.
Back in the 1960s, with America’s black ghettos exploding into violence, the architects of Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society argued that the best way to stop the rioting would be to pump money into the ghettos. George Soros now offers a globalized version of the same argument. He states that the best way to fight terrorism [...]
If you didn’t have to work for a living, would you?
Obviously, many Americans would answer with a resounding “no,” but Washington, DC can’t seem to figure it out. Reihan Salam has a Daily Beast piece about the “inconvenient truth” that doesn’t get enough mainstream discussion: “unemployment is higher in no small part because unemployment is [...]
Will the naysayers who have been complaining about the passage of Obamacare — the most massive expansion of the welfare state in 45 years – be silenced by the revelation that the President’s plan has now received a ringing endorsement from none other than Fidel Castro, the longtime overseer of what is perhaps the most scenic Communist [...]
Lori Ziganto’s latest article at RedState:
“Government Health Care is not about health care; It’s about Government.” So reads the last line of Mark Steyn’s latest brilliant article, which I strongly suggest that everyone read. He’s right, of course, but I’d go even a step further. It’s not just about government, it’s about [...]
Young, enormously privileged college students are yet again exercising their latest favored entitlement: Fomenting mass unrest and destroying property because they just don’t feel they should have to pay for the generous benefits rightfully afforded to them by their welfare state utopia.
The Berkeley “struggle” is comical. Students, undoubtedly stoked by their increasingly irrelevant, [...]
So Ben Stein told Wolf Blitzer on the Situation Room today. And so it was with public education, Medikare, Medikaid, Social Security, and every other federal entitlement program once upon a time.
He’s right. Socialized medicine seems to be supported almost exclusively by those who believe that those who are more successful than they are owe [...]