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Thursday, January 14, 2010

Government Pledges Help for Haiti


“President Obama mobilized the U.S. government Wednesday for a massive rescue and relief operation in the devastated capital of Haiti, ordering swift military and diplomatic assistance and pledging an aggressive effort to save the lives of those caught in Tuesday’s earthquake.” (Washington Post, Thursday)

The same efficient government that sort of delivers the mail, kind of provides swine-flu vaccine, and calls Medicare, with its $37 trillion deficit, a success?

FEE Timely Classic
“Public Money for Private Charity” by Lawrence W. Reed