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Steven Banks, Reporting for Duty by Heather Mac Donald, City Journal 18 April 2014

Does Banks intend to move HRA back to its former role as ATM machine to non-working unwed mothers, dispensing taxpayer dollars with little asked in return? His inaugural appearance as commissioner left the answer to that question ambiguous, at best. (When asked in a subsequent radio interview if he opposed work as a condition for welfare, Banks ducked the question.)

He ducked it because that is exactly what he intends to do.  So keep in mind, New Yorkers: Anything you subsidize (pay for) you get more of.  Which means you have a huge increase in unwed mothers, homelessness, drunks and drug addicts, and all the rest of the societal refuse so beloved of progressive spenders of your money to look forward to.  Enjoy!


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About Bill Quick

I am a small-l libertarian. My primary concern is to increase individual liberty as much as possible in the face of statist efforts to restrict it from both the right and the left. If I had to sum up my beliefs as concisely as possible, I would say, "Stay out of my wallet and my bedroom," "your liberty stops at my nose," and "don't tread on me." I will believe that things are taking a turn for the better in America when married gays are able to, and do, maintain large arsenals of automatic weapons, and tax collectors are, and do, not.

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