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Monday, January 25, 2010

State of the Union to Feature Goodies for Families


“President Obama will propose in his State of the Union address a package of modest initiatives intended to help middle-class families, including tax credits for child care, caps on some student loan payments and a requirement that companies let workers save automatically for retirement, senior administration officials said Sunday.” (New York Times, Monday)

Politicians create big burdens, then expect credit for giving a little relief.

FEE Timely Classic
“Why the Welfare State Is Immoral” by Tibor R. Machan