Tag: Lyndon Johnson

Should Donald Trump be committed?

The question, posed by some academics weeks ago, lingers as President Donald Trump keeps adding more and more evidence that he might be a tad tetched in the head. The latest came when he appeared at a campaign rally to support embattled Kentucky Republican Gov. Matt Bevin and proclaimed: You’ve got to vote,” Trump told the crowd... Read more »

Vote: Should government guarantee a minimum income?

The idea that government should just give cash to poor families instead of food stamps, housing subsidies and so forth might be back. The idea of a government-guaranteed income was a popular idea among academics and liberals during the administration of Lyndon Johnson. Based on the idea that poor people know what’s best for them,... Read more »
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