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Time to Wave the White Flag on the "War on Poverty"

David4 Wrote: Apr 01, 2013 9:39 AM
Consider name!="Ann". She is a meth-addict, a liar, lives with her mom and hasn't held any job for >1 day. I have met Ann's dau. Liz. Liz is very lucky to have been taken from Ann and put in another home. What life(?) is ahead for Ann? Is Ann disabled? * A principal-ed free-market/Malthus/Darwin man would say that at the bottom of the economy people really do starve or freeze to death. That could easily be Ann's fate, and deserved. * A bleeding-heart liberal would say that Ann, as a human, has a right to be supported by the rest of society. Then the bl-h liberals argue among themselves about just how well or impoverished a life Ann should get. What do you think?

In response to Unwilling to Work; 25% in Hale County AL Collect Disability, 14 Million Nationwide; A Simple Solution I received some interesting emails from readers.

Regardless of Insurance, Taxpayers Pay

Reader Chris writes

Hey Mish,

I have been discussing disability for quite some time with others. I know a few people on disability who should not be qualified. I also have one good friend who is on disability for back problems. He had several surgeries and is genuinely disabled. The interesting part is my friend paid for...