by Smitty (h/t DH's blog)
[Iain Duncan Smith]'s big idea is very simply stated. Poverty is not simply an absence of money. Rather, it is bound up with a whole set of other circumstances: lack of qualifications, demoralisation, family break-up, substance abuse, fatherlessness. It follows that you do not end poverty by giving money to the poor: a theory that British welfarism has amply demonstrated over 60 years. Only when you tackle poverty holistically will you facilitate meaningful improvement.
4 black leftist thugs beat, rob 96 year old woman, steal medical alert bracelet - Four black leftist thugs, broke into an elderly woman’s home. Beat her, robbed her, and even stole her medical alert bracelet. Let’s meet some of the fines...
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