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Green energy hurts the poor

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by E. Calvin Beisner
Posted 7/02/13, 09:30 am

Four reasons why President Barack Obama’s policy on reducing carbon dioxide emissions is wrong:

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Freedom feeds the poor

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by D.C. Innes
Posted 6/17/13, 03:20 pm

Jesus said, “For you always have the poor with you.” But presidents and would-be presidents like to promise otherwise. Granted, we needn’t have so many of them and they needn’t be so extremely poor, and love of neighbor calls us to relieve their poverty as best we can.

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Marriage keeps kids out of poverty

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by Elise Grafe
Posted 6/14/13, 08:45 am

In 1965, the U.S. Department of Labor produced a report arguing that “the decline of the black nuclear family would significantly impede blacks’ progress toward economic and social equality.” The document, know as the “Moynihan Report,” stirred heated controversy. The Urban Institute revisited the subject this year. 

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