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You Can’t Minimize or Guarantee Greatness

There is much energy being directed at increasing at increasing the minimum wage. Although the amount to increase it to varies; a majority of Americans support a higher minimum wage. 444 more words

Welfare

The Failures of the Great Society

The Weekly Standard’s James Pierseson has reviewed University of Arkansas professor Randall B. Woods’ recent history of the LBJ presidency.

If you visit the Texas White House in Stonewall, where LBJ spent 1/4 of his presidency, the park ranger is bound to mention that Johnson passed more legislation during his tenure than all previous presidents combined. 557 more words

Politics

HUD: The Rich Opportunities Of The Grievance Industry

Fifty-three years ago Martin Luther King, Jr. visualized a day when his children would no longer be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. 1,613 more words

Collectivism

Biden Tries to Walk Back The Biden Rule, Fails

By Katie Pavlich
Townhall
March 25, 2016

As Republicans continue to cite the Biden rule as evidence as to why they shouldn’t give President Obama’s Supreme Court Nominee Merrick Garland confirmation hearings or a vote on Capitol Hill, the White House is attempting to distance Vice President Joe Biden from the issue and his own words. 217 more words

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Alyssa Leahy: The ongoing war on poverty

President Lyndon B. Johnson declared a “War on Poverty” in 1964. As Johnson said in his State of the Union address that year,

“Our aim is not only to relieve the symptoms of poverty, but to cure it and, above all, to prevent it.”

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