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America Needs a New Birth of Freedom

Robert1824 Wrote: Jan 28, 2013 10:50 PM
The breakdown of the family hasn't caused problems in society . Problems in society have caused thet breakdown of the family . You've got the horse before the cart .

Journalist Bill Moyers, who worked as an assistant to President Lyndon Johnson, shared memories in a column last year about how his old boss thought about our entitlement programs.

It was under Johnson, who championed the "Great Society" in the 1960s, that a good portion of the runaway government spending we are trying to get under control today originated.

Johnson signed into law Medicare, Medicaid, the War on Poverty programs, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Moyers recounted that for Johnson, Social Security and Medicare "were about a lot more than economics."

He recalls a time when the Johnson administration was...