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Archive for the ‘poverty’ Category


  • Ryan’s Poverty Agenda

    Posted on June 8, 2016

    Tackling poverty is hard for any political leader. It’s especially hard if you are Paul Ryan. The issue is complex and the federal response to the issue to date has...

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  • Baseball and Baltimore

    Posted on April 28, 2015

    I was watching video of the riots in Baltimore. One of the kids throwing rocks at the cops had a pretty good arm.   Side-armed delivery. Lots of velocity. He should...

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  • Some Incomplete Thoughts on Solving the Persistent Poverty Problems In This Country

    Posted on July 30, 2014

    Published in the Christian Science Monitor Decoder Voices Who (or what) is to blame for persistent poverty in this country? Is it inequities in the marketplace? Is it the inefficiency...

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  • Poverty War

    Posted on January 8, 2014

    50 years ago, President Lyndon Johnson declared a “War on Poverty,” in the Chamber of the United States of Representatives. Johnson had only been in the Oval Office for three...

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  • Confab on Immigration

    Posted on July 10, 2013

    Republicans are having a confab on immigration as I write this entry. I imagine that none of them like the Senate product. I don’t blame them. I don’t like what...

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