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In Biden’s America, everyone is entitled to everything

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16.07.2021

Despite its liberal tendencies, the Washington Post editorial board once acknowledged that in a democracy, "everyone can't be entitled to everyone else's money."

Well, it may have had that wrong because President Joe Biden is supersizing the entitlement state of America at a pace that makes Lyndon B. Johnson's Great Society initiatives seem like a fiscal bargain. By the way, that was the infamous War on Poverty that spent more than $5 trillion over the next 25 years, and as the old saying goes: We fought a war on poverty, and poverty won.

But here we go again. Biden already has spent $1.9 trillion on social welfare programs — ranging from unemployment benefits, free healthcare, more generous food stamps, rental assistance, and more money for schools and state governments. Now he wants to add to that a $3.5 trillion "social infrastructure bill" — this is the new term for "welfare" — that includes all sorts of new entitlements, such as universal and fully subsidized daycare, prekindergarten, free community college, and student loan forgiveness for children who went to Harvard University. Democrats are........

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