Tag: poverty


Source: Hamas Orders Members To Avoid Military Escalation With Israel

Hamas members fear that a military escalation is on the horizon thanks to the financial crisis in the Gaza Strip brought on in part by the Palestinian Authority’s freeze on payments to thousands of its employees in Gaza and Israel’s cessation of electricity payments on behalf of the Gaza Strip.

Before and After Obama: 10 Signs of a Diminished America

President Obama has spent his final months in office giving juvenile speeches full of excuses for why nothing bad since 2009 was his fault, while everything good was his personal handiwork. In truth, everyone paying attention can see the signs of a diminished America. A new Gallup poll finds Americans believing their country slid backwards in 14 out of 19 policy domains, with the worst deterioration in the national debt, crime, income inequality, and race relations. Here is the state of America after eight years of Obama.

Media Blackout: Letter from a Black Man in Baton Rouge

While the MSM wants to pitch Baton Rouge as an example of racist America, when I talk to the residents of Baton Rouge—some white but mostly black—I’ve gotten a different story; one that’s more complex than the simple paint-by-numbers Democrat narrative that the media is shoving down America’s throat.

Carbon Dioxide Is Not Our Enemy

Beneath all the furious arguments and billion-dollar politics of the climate change debate lies a core assertion: human industry is pumping more carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, which is raising the temperature of the Earth, in a way that will harm all living things.

‘Deep Poverty’ and the No-Growth Open-Borders Quagmire

At the dizzying height of Food Stamp Nation, with some $80 billion a year spent just on food assistance, and a government of unprecedented size and power aggressively recruiting new dependents, how do we still have so many people living in such deep poverty?


Book Review: ‘Wealth, Poverty, and Politics’ by Thomas Sowell

Sowell’s thesis is that many factors explain unequal outcomes, contrary to left-wing dogma that rich people get rich by exploiting the hapless poor, an “injustice” the State must redress through income redistribution. Nothing remains of “income inequality” rhetoric and redistribution socialism by the time the last page is turned. It’s a relatively short book, but remarkably thorough.

Blacks Left out of Liberal San Francisco’s Prosperity

San Francisco is enjoying the benefits of a new tech boom, but black residents are left behind–or leaving.
That’s the story told by new data on incomes, which show that white, Asian and Latino residents saw increases in 2014, but blacks saw their incomes fall by nearly 5 percent,

Ben Carson Draws Thousands in CA

On Wednesday afternoon, 2016 Presidential candidate and pediatric surgeon Dr. Ben Carson addressed thousands of people at a rally in Anaheim, California. Much of Carson’s question and answer session touched significantly on his medical experience. His speech centered around his