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    07/01/2011 7:51:53 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 35 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 6/30/2011 | Marshall Frank
    Here's one story (true) about entitlements and welfare, of which I am intimately familiar. For the sake of protecting identity, we'll call him Billie. Billie was 19 years old in 1979 when he had formed a teenage history of aberrant behavior, including the use and selling of drugs, skipping school, etc., but no violence toward others. His father took him to a psychiatrist who diagnosed him as a manic-depressive, prescribing more drugs that put Billie into a near stupor. That lasted a few months. Billie spent a few days in jail now and then for stealing, but always had someone...

    01/21/2005 6:54:19 AM PST · by JesseHousman · 13 replies · 527+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | Jan. 21, 2005 | Editorial Staff
    OUR OPINION: PROTECT FUNDS THAT HELP CITIES, RESIDENTS THRIVE The Bush administration has proposed deep cuts in funding for economic development and anti-poverty programs, perhaps up to 50 percent. Officials say that the move will save money, streamline bureaucracy and avoid duplication. But these good-government principles come at human cost that can exceed money saved. A severe reduction in community-development block grants will hobble successful programs that provide affordable housing to low- and moderate-income families, feed seniors on fixed incomes or boost students' academic achievement in after-school programs. Better neighborhoods South Florida, where block grants have improved neighborhood infrastructure and...