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I am for doing good to the poor, but I differ in opinion of the means. I think the best way of doing good to the poor, is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it. In my youth I travelled much, and I observed in different countries, that the more public provisions were made for the poor, the less they provided for themselves, and of course became poorer. And, on the contrary, the less was done for them, the more they did for themselves, and became richer. -- Benjamin Franklin (from here)
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The following is self explanatory. If we want some decent legislation passed, we are going to have to call some people. Your Action Needed On Critical Bills Bill of Rights Violations HJ 558: The Rules Committee met this past Thursday but did … Continue reading
Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli provides a little fact check in today’s edition of the Cuccinelli Compass. Dear Friends, On January 17th, Ken was speaking at a political rally about a number of the EPA’s job killing regulations. In that speech, Ken said: … Continue reading
Here is last Friday’s The Obenshain Report. We are edging closer to crossover, the day when all Senate bills are transmitted to the House and vice versa. In the Senate alone, 741 bills and 136 resolutions have been introduced, with … Continue reading
Here is what Delegate Scott Lingamfelter about the General Assembly and the Middle East. Apparently, he is in the unusual position of being able to talk about both subjects credibly. Work in Richmond: Chaos in the Middle East There is so … Continue reading
I have a brother who has retired from the military, and he is making use of the GI Bill. He found this reading assignment sufficiently interesting to share, Chapter One – Discussion in a Democratic Society. The chapter is part of this book, Discussion … Continue reading