From 1970, HHS has grown by a factor of 10, from $103 billion to $1.1 trillion.
HUD's role it assumes in urban communities has profound ramifications throughout the economy, well beyond its specific mission in housing.
It sounds so compassionate that a politician proposes to use the power of government to mandate what salary a business owner must pay.
Big-government solutions undermined the traditionally successful values and institutions of the country.
It is no accident that most loyal Democratic Party supporters are those most dependent on government.
It is not ridiculous to suggest that some solutions to black problems are "real" and others are not.
Jeb Bush called me in 1994. He wanted to hear more about my thoughts about welfare, how it could be reformed, and what we should be thinking about regarding revitalizing inner city life.
Is the American public happy with the socialism they've gotten thus far?
After Martin Luther King's speech, what followed were government policies defined and motivated not by content of character but by race, gender, and income.
Don't tell people where to live, which is what government low-income housing does.