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Illegal Immigrants — And Other Non-Citizens — Should Not Receive Government Health Care

ALEX NOWRASTEH, CATO INSTITUTE Last week during one of their debates, all Democratic primary candidates supported government health care for illegal immigrants. This type of...

Why Liberals Are Dangerous and Must Never Be In Charge

LLOYD MARCUS, THE UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN The Left (liberal mainstream media) practically had a ticker tape parade for Ohio Gov John Kasich for answers he gave...

How to Outsource Your Compassion to the Government

Economic Intervention Punishes Those Who Help Most ROBERT P. MURPHY, THE FREEMAN I saw the mom and her two little kids camped out in the shopping...

The Welfare State Needs Abolition, Not “Reform”

Conservatives should fight to repeal, not streamline, the bloated welfare state DOUG BANDOW, CATO INSTITUTE Conservatives should fight to repeal, not streamline, the bloated welfare state The...

The Welfare State Needs Abolition, Not "Reform"

Conservatives should fight to repeal, not streamline, the bloated welfare state DOUG BANDOW, CATO INSTITUTE Conservatives should fight to repeal, not streamline, the bloated welfare state The...

Dear Baltimore Family and Friends: Y'all Bein' Played!

LLOYD MARCUS, PROUD UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN Dear Family and Friends, Though you have not confronted me or organized an intervention, I know many of you do not...

Dear Baltimore Family and Friends: Y’all Bein’ Played!

LLOYD MARCUS, PROUD UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN Dear Family and Friends, Though you have not confronted me or organized an intervention, I know many of you do not...

More Evidence of Poverty Traps in Welfare System

CHARLES HUGHES, CATO INSTITUTE A new study from the Illinois Policy Institute analyzes the welfare benefits package available at different levels of earnings in that...

Veterans Need Choice in Choosing Health Care

DOUG BANDOW, CATO INSTITUTE Medical care for veterans has become Washington’s latest scandal du jour.  Those injured while serving their country deserve prompt, quality medical...

The GOP Must Embrace Immigration Reform

BY ALAN CARUBA I was fortunate to know both sets of grandparents as a child. My Father’s parents came from northern Italy and met here....

The Government Welfare System Will Fall

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, MARION G. ROMNEY Now, my brothers and sisters, the handwriting is on the wall; “the interpretation thereof sure.”...

A Little Past Due Love for Cousin Glen

LLOYD MARCUS, PROUD UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN As a 9 or 10 year old, my knowledge of the situation was limited. Therefore, I can not pass judgment...

Get All We Can From The Government?

Called Unto Liberty, 20th Century Sermons, J. Reuben Clark, Jr. The thought that we should get all we can from the government because everybody else...

Lee Introduces Plan to Reform Welfare

RACHEL SHEFFIELD, HERITAGE.ORG Sen. Mike Lee (R–UT) introduced legislation last week to make welfare meet needs more constructively while exercising fiscal responsibility. His new bill—whose House...

The Tyranny of Good Intentions

BY DOUG BANDOW, THE FREEMAN If logic decided policy in Washington, federal spending would be low, the budget would be balanced, the benefits of regulations...

Minimum Wage and Welfare: the Tradeoff

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY The Democrats have selected raising the minimum wage as THE issue to protect them from public opposition to the Obamacare fiasco which...

Lincoln's Good Advice

LAWRENCE REED, THE FREEMAN The President’s Day holiday we mark each year at about this time is meant to remind us of both George Washington...

Lincoln’s Good Advice

LAWRENCE REED, THE FREEMAN The President’s Day holiday we mark each year at about this time is meant to remind us of both George Washington...

U.S. Clears Criminal Illegals for Public Benefits

CORRUPTION CHRONICLES As if President Obama’s stealth amnesty program weren’t bad enough, one in eight foreigners who have been ordered deported—including serious criminals—subsequently get approved...

Report: Welfare under Obama White House hits $1 trillion

BY JIM KOURI Under President Barack Obama, the U.S. government is distributing a record amount of public assistance and a new report reveals that it’s...

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Honoring Their Gift

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