Post Tagged with: "War on Poverty"

Paul Ryan, Pope Francis, and a Little Compassion from the Conservative Movement

Paul Ryan, Pope Francis, and a Little Compassion from the Conservative Movement

January 13, 2014 at 7:30 am 0 comments

by Jeremy Kee: The popular perception of conservatives today, and one not altogether undeserved, is that of a figure not dissimilar to Scrooge McDuck diving into his private gold-filled vault. There is, however, a curious tension today between “modern conservatives” (more aptly described as neo-liberals) who concern themselves with economics […]

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A State of the Union Response: The War on Poverty versus the War on Liberty

A State of the Union Response: The War on Poverty versus the War on Liberty

February 13, 2013 at 12:50 am 0 comments

by Brandon James Smith  Conservatism is fundamentally and unyieldingly at war with poverty and disorder. At its core, conservatism seeks not just to alleviate these social problems, but to wage an aggressive war against them. President Obama, in his State of the Union address, has instead declared a war on liberty, […]

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