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The Inverse NIMBYism of Big Government

The Inverse NIMBYism of Big Government

Last weekend The New York Times published a visually provocative piece entitled “The Geography of Government Benefits” in which demographic data about which parts of the nation receive the lion’s share of federal assistance is splashily displayed.  Gently letting the cat out of the bag, the states/ regions of each state which take more from the national kitty than contribute to it are the very ones that rail against “big government” and decry the horrors of having a nanny state.  Such is the self-implosive bloviation of hypocrites’ cognitive dissonance. Read the rest of this entry »


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