| The same choice is before us: Bread and circuses, or Bible and work?
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 9/13/97, 12:00 am
When it comes to welfare, some reporters and politicians continue to offer hysterical rather than historical perspective. In Washington, anyone who remembers what happened two years ago is an expert, and someone who can describe what American life was like a century ago is a guru. But the welfare wars actually go back several thousand years, and there's a lot we can learn from past struggles.