Leftist organizers are using Ferguson to rehearse the Big Ugly

Multiple far-left groups are using Ferguson as a pretext to rehearse widespread civil disobedience when the Welfare State taps the brakes.  The scaling down of the Welfare State in America is not a question of “if,” but “when.” The status quo is unsustainable. “Unsustainable” is one of those Washington D.C. words with a history of meaning little -- like Foggy Bottom’s use of “unacceptable.”  But unlike unacceptable, unsustainable, when applied to the Welfare State, is a derivative of mathematics -- a major determinant of the wealth of nations.  The American Welfare State is unsustainable -- destined for significant downsizing by cold, impassionate, apolitical Arithmetic. All except the most hardcore leftist pols inside the Beltway know this to be true, but it remains mostly unspoken. The first line of defense for those who would sustain the life of the Welfare State is to reduce expenditures for the...(Read Full Article)