Archive for the ‘dependency’ Tag

Desperate? Guilty as charged.

Here’s a timely excerpt from the outstanding headline article over at American Thinker today by Geoffrey P. Hunt.  “Yes, we are desperate”:

Desperate to rescue a nation quickly devolving into an ungovernable economic catastrophe.  Desperate to repudiate a culture of  institutionalized dependency, where class envy substitutes for sweat equity.  Desperate to reclaim a society where individual achievement and initiative are admired, not punished.  Desperate to restore common decency in political discourse, where ideas triumph over ad hominems.  Desperate to avoid the “Road to Serfdom,” a looming certainty if Obama’s legacy prevails.

dramatic dependency rise, wrong answer

tmsmiffs dug up an infuriating individual liberty nugget: More Proof of the Dependency Agenda.  The opening paragraph of the IBD article he links to is staggering:

“The American public’s dependence on the federal government shot up 23% in just two years under President Obama, with 67 million now relying on some federal program”

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