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Social Security as Insurance

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Our government is in serious financial trouble today.  The crisis today exists because the three huge entitlements (Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid) are going to bankrupt our government, our currency and our country. This is shown by a simple chart … Continue reading

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The dangers that face our welfare state

By Arthur Middleton Hughes Federal disability — about $170 billion per year — is intended for those with medical conditions so severe they can’t work at any job. Today, so many people claim to fit that definition that 17.9 million … Continue reading

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Poverty is not a disease

The War on Poverty was officially started by President Lyndon B. Johnson in his State of the Union address on January 8, 1964. Studying his speech and subsequent programs, one gets the idea that poverty is something terrible that happens … Continue reading

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Why Adam Smith Today?

Today, the world holds almost seven billion people living in more than two hundred countries. Most of these people (about 80%) are living and have lived for centuries in poverty. The remaining 20% — many of those living in North … Continue reading

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