Tagged: welfare

Of farmers and fathers.

The virtues of the American farmer as extolled by Paul Harvey in a commercial for Dodge trucks are the self-same virtues we look for in fathers – and for which there is no substitute when no father is around.

Insisting on independence.

The parental decision concerning kicking newly graduated college kids out of the house is a microcosm of our societal decision about dependency. Pushing a kid out in the world to make it on his or her own is almost always the best thing you can do for the kid.

Taking candy away.

Even a sweeping Republican victory on Tuesday will not be enough to address the problems America now faces.