welfare state on Townhall

Star Parker - Wed Oct 21

Thomas Sowell - Tue Jul 21

John Warren - Wed May 6

Daniel J. Mitchell - Thu Mar 19

Charles Payne - Tue Sep 16

Kevin Glass - Tue Apr 15

One of the difficulties of devising social safety net programs is dealing with what are called "welfare cliffs" - as low-income people move up the income ladder, they see government benefits phase out. ... more

Charles Payne - Sat Feb 15

Pat Buchanan - Tue Feb 11

Kevin Glass - Thu Feb 6

In a hearing with Congressional Budget Office Director Doug Elmendorf yesterday, GOP Rep. Paul Ryan discussed the CBO report's finding that work disincentives will cause the equivalent of more than two million full-time workers to leave the workforce. ... more

Sarah Jean Seman - Mon Feb 3

Welcome to the new progressivist union: marriage to the state. It’s an institution enabled by Big Government and for Big Government through federal incentives and services; where cohabitation and living alone comes with more financial perks than marriage, and a dependence on the state is an easier path than developing a real and lasting personal relationship. ... more

Susan Stamper Brown - Tue Jan 14

Jonah Goldberg - Fri Jan 10

Nicole Bailey - Wed Dec 11

Jeff Boss, a conspiracy theorist who has failed in campaigns in New York City, New Jersey, and nationwide, has come to DC to run for mayor. I experienced his grassroots campaigning firsthand on the metro. ... more