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The Fallacy of Redistribution

Dan107 Wrote: Sep 20, 2012 9:32 AM
But then, Will, why bother teaching them to fish? Just send them to the Chicago public schools and prevent them from having school choice.
OverDHill Wrote: Sep 20, 2012 9:53 AM
Chicago public schools will teach them to find the welfare office, the ER at the hospital and the food line. They already know where the Nike store is. At most of the government offices they can find an employee to fill out the paperwork they can't read.
The recently discovered tape on which Barack Obama said back in 1998 that he believes in redistribution is not really news. He said the same thing to Joe the Plumber four years ago. But the surfacing of this tape may serve a useful purpose if it gets people to thinking about what the consequences of redistribution are.

Those who talk glibly about redistribution often act as if people are just inert objects that can be placed here and there, like pieces on a chess board, to carry out some grand design. But if human beings have their own responses to government policies,...