Megan McArdle at Bloomberg wanted to find out why the state of Utah happens to have the highest income mobility metric in the nation for the likelihood of moving from the lowest quintile of income to the richest: 10.8% (by comparison, Charlotte, North Carolina has the statistic of 4%). She mentioned how most of the legwork […]
CNN picked three historical markers, without sourcing, to say the following about the GOP presidential nominee: At a rally in North Carolina on Tuesday, Donald Trump, the Republican nominee states: “Our African American communities are absolutely in the worst shape they’ve ever been in before. Ever, ever, ever.” The statement is so patently absurd, fact-checking it […]
Read the first couple paragraphs of the front-page piece on their website yesterday: CUMANÁ, Venezuela — With delivery trucks under constant attack, the nation’s food is now transported under armed guard. Soldiers stand watch over bakeries. The police fire rubber bullets at desperate mobs storming grocery stores, pharmacies and butcher shops. A 4-year-old girl was […]
Check out David Harsanyi’s great piece on why ‘sweatshops’ are necessary for third-world countries and how Beyonce fits into the picture.
Rubio was in South Carolina at an anti-poverty summit and was interrupted by hecklers in the crowd.
At the Opportunity Lives and Kemp Foundation joint summit in South Carolina, several GOP candidates for 2016 talked about poverty and how the GOP can improve on messaging. No comment on liberal media coverage? Sad.
Distressing statistics dismantle the current administration’s ‘economic recovery’ mantra.
The Free Beacon reported: The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan, which aims to reduce carbon pollution, contains an antipoverty transfer program to help offset the harm it does to the poor, a Wall Street Journal editorial explained. According to WSJ, the EPA has stated that they are concerned about low-income communities and wants […]
Obama claims that lack of high-speed Internet access in low-income families holds back children and their school performance. Uh, okay?
Yeah, it’s not you, Obama, not your $80 billion-a-year regulations on the American economy and it’s all Fox News’ fault.
3/29/2017 - Shocking? Utah Helps People Move Upward from Poverty
9/23/2016 - CNN ‘Fact-Check’ Goes All-In on Trump’s Comments about the State of Black America
6/21/2016 - Even New York Times Runs Piece on Venezuela’s Socialist Disaster
5/20/2016 - Beyonce’s Sweatshops Does More for the World’s Poor, says Columnist
1/11/2016 - Several Hecklers Interrupt Marco Rubio’s Remarks on Poverty
1/11/2016 - GOP Candidates Talk about Poverty, Agree Message is Key
9/24/2015 - 36% of Black Children in the U.S. Live Below the Poverty Line
8/16/2015 - EPA’s Clean Power Plant Rules Include Offsets for Poor People
7/16/2015 - Free Internet for All, Obama Declares
5/13/2015 - WATCH: Obama Blames Fox News, Not His Policies, for Poverty
5/6/2015 - Op-Ed: America’s Education System is Failing Those in High-Poverty Areas