Columnist Walter Williams is dead wrong about the welfare state, but the tragedy is his myopia.
Given the choice, most Republicans would look away from the homeless in disgust and accept every lie unquestioningly about what caused their situation. To refer to legally legislated taxation as “theft” is the deepest immoral misrepresentation of all. Another real immorality here is the fact that the tax burden is borne by people like Mr. Williams while people with millions more skate on paying their fair share. But that does not excuse his lie.
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