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The heartlessness of liberalism 1


I marvel at how often the policies of the Left hurt people. Worse, the people who impose them so often don’t care about the lack of compassion in their policies.

They ‘feel’ like these policies are good things, and that’s what matters. So when the people they tried to help are actually hurt, they turn a blind eye.

It is this mock benevolence that is so infuriating to conservatives.

The classic example of bad public policy is the minimum wage. More…

The cruelty of the minimum wage 9


Liberal policies have gutted black families.

Great Society programs replaced dads with a welfare check by creating perverse social incentives. Black illegitimacy rates soared from 1 out of 4 out of wedlock births in the early sixties to 7 out of 10 today.

Fatherless homes breed social pathology, including increased poverty for women and children, increased illiteracy rates, increased drug use, increased crime rates, increased murder rates, and increased black teen unemployment rates. This is all statistically verifiable using data from the Obama administration. Recent decades have shown us that kids who can’t find jobs often join gangs… More…