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The Sad Debate Over the American Safety Net

I honestly wonder if we would need much of a welfare state if not for the economic predations of the business class.

Today I read yet another installment of criticism of President Biden’s Build Back Better Plan that is currently winding its way through Congress. It’s one more article telling us that if we could…




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