Although New York 14 is very different from the average American congressional district, the demographic changes of our nation are headed in that direction.
Do we really want a huge new government bureaucracy buying and packaging food baskets for 40 million enrollees?
The usual left-wing megaphones, those that can't tell the difference between compassion and spending billions of other people's dollars, have wasted no time to go on attack.
If we look back to Barack Obama's famous speech at the 2004 Democratic Convention — the speech that put him on the political map — he sounds like Donald Trump.
Envy doesn't create wealth. Freedom and character does.
It is indeed a challenge to get truth into poor black communities that have suffered for years from liberal leaders like Cohen telling them what they need is more government and abortion.
Behavior increasing the likelihood of poverty does have consequences on others.
Let private citizens take the initiative for change that clearly won't happen in the public sector.
We have a class in Washington, the Chuck Schumers of this world, who want to continue business as usual.
HUD's role it assumes in urban communities has profound ramifications throughout the economy, well beyond its specific mission in housing.