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the forgotten man of health care

The New York Times , in its article about the president signing the new health care bill , talked about a "select group of ordinary Americans" who attended the ceremony, who had become a "case in point for Mr. Obama" in his quest to...

poverty is the best policy.

A new maxim of judicious living: Poverty is the best policy. If you get wealth, you will have to support other people; if you do not get wealth, it will be the duty of other people to support you. —William Graham Sumner, What Social Classes Owe...

a sumner reader

William Graham Sumner was one of the great classical liberals of the postbellum 19th century, and he wrote extensively. Much of his work is available online in .pdf format, but more and more of his essays are being published on and wikisource...
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