Tag: Welfare

Charity vs. Legalized Theft

“Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom.  As nations become corrupt and vicious, they have more need of masters.”  Benjamin Franklin Suppose I saw an elderly woman painfully huddled on a heating grate in the dead of winter.  She’s…

The War on Work

The U.S. government has spent trillions of dollars in recent decades attempting to combat poverty, yet the poverty rate has remained virtually unmoved. Why? As social economist Michael Tanner explains, the “War on Poverty” has both discouraged work and ensnared…