Show me a city that’s a decaying, poverty stricken trainwreck, and I’ll show you a city that’s been run by Democrats for decades. And spoiler: it’ll be the same city.
The poorest cities in America have at least one thing in common: governance of liberals. Here’s the list.
Detroit, MI (1st on the poverty rate list) hasn’t elected
a Republican mayor since 1961;
Buffalo, NY (2nd) hasn’t elected one since 1954;
Cincinnati, OH (3rd)… since 1984;
Cleveland, OH (4th)… since 1989;
Miami, FL (5th) has never had a Republican Mayor;
St. Louis, MO (6th)…. since 1949;
El Paso, TX (7th) has never had a Republican Mayor;
Milwaukee, WI (8th)… since 1908;
Philadelphia, PA (9th)… since 1952;
Newark, NJ (10th)… since 1907.
And why is that? Because liberal policies may appear to help people in poverty by giving them government handouts, it doesn’t help people get out of poverty. In fact, more often than not, it traps people in a cycle of dependency, removing any incentive for them to better themselves and pull themselves out of poverty. It’s no coincidence that the overwhelming majority of welfare recipients manage to find a job within two weeks of their benefits expiring.
If you want to see what kind of lifestyle liberalism creates, look no further than this recent story reporting by The Patriot Nation.
Norman Bennett is a perfect, albeit alarming, example of the consequences of liberalism. When the government hands out an endless supply of welfare for those too lazy to work but willing to endlessly procreate, thugs like Bennett (who’s an ex-con, btw) have 15 children with 13 different baby mommas.
Bennett owes at least $50,000 in child support and has no job. But whether he ever pays up or not (I’m going to say the latter is a lot more likely), his children will all be taken care of, thanks to those of us who work 40+ hours a week, pay our taxes and act responsibly with our money.
All of the women Bennett impregnated are receiving child support through the welfare program formerly known as Aid to Dependent Children. Meanwhile, Bennett and the hood rats he slept with have exactly zero motivation to change their ways. Quite the contrary, they have every incentive to continue popping out babies, because they’re not the ones footing the bill.
And don’t waste your time feeling sorry for the “poor women” Bennett left high-and-dry. They’re all adults, they knew what they were getting themselves into – there’s 13 of them for goodness sake! Having a child out of wedlock is an easy meal ticket for these sort of women.
Aren’t you happy your tax dollars are going towards funding this? When our Founding Fathers wrote that we had a right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, I don’t think that this is what they had in mind.