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If Dr. Ben Carson Won't End Obama Era Policies Should He Resign?

Obama orders micromanaging the housing policies of unsuspecting local communities shamefully continue under Dr. Ben Carson, ravaging property rights and eroding the very foundation of prosperity for American families.

How to Annihilate U.S. Socialism and Force Washington to Listen

The socialist movement eliminated Christianity in government and education because they know what our Founders knew. Only a moral society can be a free society.  Without a Christian moral foundation, America devolves into more offenses and violence, which leads to more elitists and tighter state control.

Combining Capitalism and Charity to Empower Africa’s Poor

FinTech is enriching the lives of people around the world. MyBucks is an important part of this dramatic economic and social change. It is demonstrating entrepreneurial capitalism’s positive economic and social impact on developing nations and disadvantaged peoples.

Government Makes The Poor Poorer

Stephen Moore, Investor's Business Daily

Could it be that the gridlock and polarization in Washington could be ended by a bipartisan reform movement to scout out and remove laws and rules that hurt those at the bottom of the income scale the most? One universal goal that we should all agree on and aspire to is equality of opportunity — which these laws squelch.

How Dr. Ben Carson can heal the wounds of Obama's racism

Helping our inner city poor effects our entire nation.  Done properly, helping the poor builds their self-esteem, provides opportunities and reduces costly welfare programs.  Equally important, it can remove HUD from meddling in local government and jeopardizing property rights.

New York Times Paints a False Picture of Prosperity

Stephen Moore, The American Spectator

Using one year of data after seven and a half years of Obama policies is pretty misleading and distortionary. Things did get better in 2015. But guess what. So far this year the economy has grown at just one percent. It looks like that one year of good news will be a statistical blip. No wonder Americans by a two to one margin believe the economy is “on the wrong track.” And they are right.

Conservatives: We Need To Fight And Win The Election We Have

Some of our conservative friends can’t seem to stop wishing for the election they want, instead of concentrating on winning the election they have. However, despite this lack of ability to focus on winning, the tools to win are actually there, in a way they haven’t been available to Republicans in the past several presidential election cycles.

Sessions: Amnesty Hurts African-Americans the Most

In an exclusive interview conducted by our friend Matt Boyle of Breitbart, Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama argued that amnesty for illegal aliens and other immigration policies favored by Obama and the Democrats will be financially devastating -- especially to African-American workers.

Congressman Ryan and the Ending of Poverty

Robert Weissberg, American Thinker

Bureaucratic reorganization won’t end poverty. We don’t need Paul Ryan's 73 page treatise on bureaucratic reorganization. The best anti-poverty nostrum is the Calvinist work ethic and despite the Calvinist label, it applies universally regardless of religion or color. 

LBJ's Great Society: The Establishment's War On America

After fifty years, American skepticism of the Great Society and the big government it created have never been stronger, and the embrace of the Great Society’s big spending and big government by the Republican establishment has never been tighter.

The Politics of Poverty

Kevin D. Williamson, National Review

From the fiscal to the familial, conservatives have the right answers. 

GOP Budget Aims to Help the Poor

Greg Richter, NewsMax

In a pre-emptive strike on Obama's own budget set to be released Tues., House Repubs. are releasing a report on Mon. as a prelude to their own version later this month. The GOP report is critical of the 50-year-old War on Poverty and proposes reforms to welfare and social programs.

The Problem is Dependency, Not Poverty

Walter Williams, GOP USA

There's very little guts in the political arena to address the basic causes of poverty. To do so risks being labeled as racist, sexist, uncaring and insensitive. That means today's dependency is likely to become permanent.

Levin: This Is Not the America The Framers Established

Real Clear Politics Staff

This president has created more poverty, more economic inequality, more economic dislocation, more crushing debt than any president in modern American history including Carter and Hoover.

Millionaire Obama Hates Income Inequality

Albert Merrick, TruthRevolt.org

The president readies his populist push despite personal affluence. Talk about hypocrisy! 

Paul: Borrowing Is Weakening the USA

Kasie Hunt, NBCNews.com

"Does it make sense for our country to borrow money from China to give it to the unemployed in America? That is weakening us as a country," Rand Paul said.

What a Conservative Social Safety Net Would Look Like – Part 3 of 4

In today's article about effective conservative messaging writer Ben Hart takes on the “third rail” of politics – Social Security and Medicare reform. Follow Hart's reasoning through all four segments of the article and tell us what you think.

What a Conservative Social Safety Net Would Look Like – Part 2 of 4

In today's article about effective conservative messaging writer Ben Hart says the free market cannot solve all problems.Follow Hart's reasoning through all four segments of the article and tell us what you think.

Mike Lee Critiques the War on Poverty

Streiff, Red State

Senator Mike Lee’s remarks [Bring Them In] at the Heritage Foundation’s Anti-Poverty Forum are probably the most succinct conservative critique of modern government anti-poverty programs in recent decades.