Tag Archive: NY Times

“Poverty: Another War We’ve Lost” and “Minimum Wage & Minority Rights”

Because this is the 50th anniversary of Lyndon Johnson’s declaring war on poverty, there has been a lot of attention paid to the problem that I’m betting will somehow survive even longer than cockroaches and Twinkies. Over the past half century, more than $20 trillion has been squandered on various programs intended to magically bring…

Grist For The Mill

The New York Times recently ran a front page story promoting the fiction that a silly video had everything to do with the Benghazi massacre, ignoring the fact that Obama and his Secretary of State had consistently denied Ambassador Chris Stevens’ pleas for additional security, and then refused to deploy troops on a rescue mission…