In response to:

An Honest Liberal Confronts the Problem of Government Dependency

oujon Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 4:47 AM
Unfortunately, "effective" and "government" are two words which should never be used in the same sentence.
Bill110 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 10:46 AM
Texas Chris Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 8:30 AM
At least the trains ran on time, right?
Hawker 1 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 7:29 AM
Right " they bring a knife we bring a gun" such a nice liberal pres.
Bill110 Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 6:37 AM
The Nazi, communist and fascist governments are very effective,---not efficient, but effective. Brute force brings about compliance, and that is where Obamanism is going.

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...