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An Honest Liberal Confronts the Problem of Government Dependency

Earl29 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 12:11 PM
Can't write anything without talking about race, can you, FLM? Slaves were supplied with meals, clothes, and lodging. Strange that so many would rather be free, isn't it?

I’ve written and pontificated about the problem of government-created dependency and how the welfare state traps people in poverty.

I also shared this dramatic chart showing how redistribution programs create shockingly high implicit marginal tax rates for those with modest incomes.

But when a liberal writer for the New York Times basically comes to the same conclusion, that’s a sign that there may finally be some consensus about the...