Teach Your Children Poorly

Fran is an in-home case manager for a program that visits young parents (mothers mostly) who, because of their age, education and economic circumstances are at risk for abusing or neglecting their children.This week, as she does every week, Fran visited a new mother: just sixteen, she held her new baby with love and pride. … Continue reading Teach Your Children Poorly

Stupid Idea Dethroned: Welfare Causes Riches

The conditions of the poor in New Orleans and the Gulf Coast are serving as fodder for the argument that "welfare provides financial incentives for people to be enrolled in it."Rather than argue with this logical nonsequitor, I am reproducing the facts of "TANF" in Louisiana. Then you go explain it to Jesus how welfare … Continue reading Stupid Idea Dethroned: Welfare Causes Riches