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Paul Ryan Genuinely Wants to Help the Poor, But Has No Clue How
July 16, 2014

He cares. He really cares. But that's not enough.

The New GOP Poverty Efforts Are Impractical, Incoherent, and Inhumane
And they'll also put more kids in poverty
March 04, 2014

Obama's agenda embraces things that work. Paul Ryan's embraces revolutionary chaos.

The War on Poverty Turns 50: Three Lessons for Liberals Today
January 07, 2014

Fifty years ago Wednesday, Lyndon B. Johnson announced a War on Poverty in his first State of the Union address. "It will not be a short or easy struggle; no single weapon or strategy will suffice, but we shall not rest until that war is won.

Obamacare Sticker Shock: Not Very Shocking
January 29, 2013

Sure, some people's premiums will go up as a result of Obamacare. Many more people will see their bills drop.