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Impacting Poverty

JDahlberg Wrote: Jun 18, 2012 11:55 AM
My how much hate you have stored up. It sound to me from your post is that no one can help the poor. That’s sad. Now a liberal will give a fish to feed the poor for one day, a conservative will teach him how to fish so he can eat all year. It sound to me you disapprove of teaching him how to fish. Then what is your answer to get the poor out of their problem?
The late Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan famously observed that “Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.”

It’s an admonition not taken particularly seriously by today’s political left. They embrace, extol, advocate ideas and policies based on what they wish were true, regardless of how often and consistently their ideas have been proven wrong.

Take, for instance, the minimum wage.

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-Ill) wants to again raise the minimum wage – from $7.25 to $10.00 - despite an abundance of experience that doing so accomplishes exactly the opposite of...