Archive for the 'Welfare' Category

‘Who’s going to take care of those children?’

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008

Nancy Ford, administrator of Nevada’s Division of Welfare and Supportive Services, split the baby On Aug. 19, adopting one policy change designed to meet federal requirements that aid recipients be required to look for work, but rejecting another. Ms. Ford rejected a proposal that would have taken food stamps away from entire households when the […]

Let my people go

Sunday, August 10th, 2008

The leftist Punditocracy, convinced that when Ronald Reagan died he left Bonzo in charge, seem overjoyed to cackle that George W. Bush is now a lame duck, a political irrelevance who retains no power to do any more than hand over the keys to the White House wine cellar. (Or is it now a tap […]

‘The majority are really with us, they just don’t know it yet’

Sunday, June 8th, 2008

In response to my recent piece on enforcing our established immigration laws (I did not mention the potential effectiveness of machine guns and land mines, which would be the first resort of any statesman or military commander who really wanted to “secure our borders,” the avoidance of such obvious tools thus demonstrating that every public […]

Farm Bill: Pork Not Corn

Monday, November 19th, 2007

The Senate blocked the current $286 billion farm subsidy bill Friday, “a blow to farm-state lawmakers who wanted to give their constituents expanded subsidies before next year’s elections,” The Associated Press reports. President Bush has threatened to veto the pork-laden spending measure, saying it’s too expensive and would hand wealthy farmers too much tax loot. […]