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  • M Snow

    Nice summary of the results of liberal policies. Why anyone still subscribes to this nonsense is a mystery to me.

  • johngbarker

    And which presidential candidate has been most supportive of the need to “limit competition from illegal unskilled immigrants, reduce paperwork and regulatory restrictions that make it hard to start businesses in the cities where so many poor people…”?

    • Tom

      Carson.

      • johngbarker

        I would have guessed Trump. Thanks

        • Tom

          I admit that I was kind of being sarcastic, but I’m pretty sure it’s not Trump.

  • Frank Natoli

    The author suggests that loans to people who are not credit worthy [which all college students are] and will never be credit worthy [which college dropouts will probably be] are morally wrong. What the author fails to consider is that the encouragement of such loans is hand-in-glove with the $7 trillion in new federal debt that Obama has run up. If you can’t engineer a statutory transfer to those as a function of “need” and from those as a function of “ability”, the next best thing is to rack up loans you know are bad, which those who “need” will never be required to pay, and which will crush those who are “able”. It’s really brilliant.

  • FriendlyGoat

    Life is simplified by lists. We could use a good list of the businesses likely to be viable where poor people live and a list of the specific paperwork items and regulations which are impeding the formation of them. We could use a list of the aggressions which comprise the war on low wage jobs. Perhaps a list of how we plan to get employers to stop hiring immigrants. And especially, we need a good list of the jobs which are presently unfilled for lack of people with the requisite vocational education and training.

    • Andrew Allison

      Blue-collar service jobs, for which there is great demand close to where many poor live. Of course, living on welfare is a lot less demanding.

      • FriendlyGoat

        Life would be so much more simplified by real lists.

        • Boritz

          That idea had some appeal for Nixon.

          • FriendlyGoat

            There is a difference between lists of ideas and lists of named enemies.

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