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The pope and redistribution of wealth

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by Cal Thomas
Posted 5/13/14, 11:44 am

I have great respect for the humility displayed by Pope Francis, but in his latest call for the “legitimate” redistribution of wealth, he has it backward. Instead of taking more money from those who have earned it, he should advocate for creating new wealth.

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Poverty-fighting myth vs. reality

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by Marvin Olasky
Posted 3/25/14, 04:35 pm

High waves this week on The Atlantic’s website: Writer Mike Konczal has an article headlined, “The Conservative Myth of a Social Safety Net Built on Charity,” which purports to debunk the myth: “The right yearns for an era when churches and local organizations took care of society’s weakest—an era that never existed and can’t exist today.”

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Breaking down Obama's pet project to help minority men

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by Andrew Branch
Posted 3/07/14, 10:15 am

Don’t jump on board just yet, say conservatives who are skeptical about President Barack Obama’s initiative to reverse underachievement among young black and Hispanic males.

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