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CATO Loves Welfare

Monday, June 12, 2017 10:59 No Comments

I never signed any contract at all – let alone a “social” one – but somehow, I am expected to sign a “new” social contract to amend the one I never signed in the first place. In the video within the article, that Zucker guy says that we should have a society that measures progress [...]

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Obama For Diaper Welfare

Monday, March 21, 2016 6:51 3 Comments

The is running a story about “diaper disparity” that reads like flawless satire. The article, written by the Assistant to the President and Director of the Domestic Policy Council (you can’t make that up), refers to this as the #DiaperGap. There is also no federal assistance for purchasing diapers, unlike other essentials like food or [...]

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Wednesday, February 3, 2016 17:21 1 Comment

The headline reads, “DC bill would pay people stipends not to commit crimes.” They say crime doesn’t pay, but that might not be entirely true in the District of Columbia as lawmakers look for ways to discourage people from becoming repeat offenders. The D.C. Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a bill that includes a [...]

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Detroit Government Schools: The Free Lunch Economy

Monday, February 25, 2013 21:48 3 Comments

When you hear the term “Detroit food economy,” it doesn’t refer to Detroit’s great economy of self-sufficient, homesteading urban farmers who defy government edicts and turn vacant land to productive use, nor does it refer to North America’s oldest and largest anarcho-farmer’s market that puts the industrial food system to shame. “Detroit food economy” is actually braggadocio [...]

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Power to the Parasites

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 22:31 14 Comments

I was listening to Bloomberg radio tonight, and one topic was food stamps – now supplied on a debit card so as to avoid a “stigma”. Everywhere I go, I see these tax-eating parasites buying blobs of food while wearing their perfectly-matched, velvet sweatsuits, the latest Nike shoe model, or sporting hairdos and tanning salon [...]

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The Amazing and Healthy Food Stamp Diet

Tuesday, June 26, 2012 19:03 5 Comments

This is one of those things that make you think: real or satire? I’ve checked around, and everything I come up with seems to point to the fact that this ad really is a product of the federal government. If anyone finds anything different, let me know. This isn’t just a promotion of the welfare [...]

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