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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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Why is President Obama adamant about raising taxes? That’s the question The right-wing liberal considers. That is, he notes tax increases stifle economic growth. Even the president’s own economic advisers know that. As arguments over tax increases versus spending cuts continue, Veronique de … Continue reading
When I was writing my last post, I discovered The Christian Left. Michael Bindner appears to have been posting for awhile, so his is not a new blog. Like my own blog, Bindner mixes religion and politics. That is, as we know from our history, dangerous. However, … Continue reading
With this post, we have our second winner, the winner in the Liberal Category. However, before I get into that, I would like to mention a post at the Prince William-Manassas Family Alliance, TEA PARTY KOOL-AID? The poster, Tom Salmon, … Continue reading
So what set me off today? The Tenacious Poodle decided to repeat some nonsense from the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), the SPLC Urges Congress to Investigate Extremism in the Military. Here is the SPLC article, and here is their … Continue reading
There is nothing so stupid as an educated man, if you get him off the thing he was educated in. — Will Rogers Why This Post When I compare bloggers with the news media, I find some interesting differences. The information in … Continue reading