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Columnist: Registering Poor To Vote ‘Like Handing Out Burglary Tools To Criminals’

  • “Encouraging those who burden society to participate in elections isn’t about helping the poor,” Vadum writes. “It’s about helping the poor to help themselves to others’ money. It’s about raw so-called social justice. It’s about moving America ever farther away from the small-government ideals of the Founding Fathers.”
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Ryan J. Reilly, TPMMuckraker

Thanks to Evergreene Digest reader Don Cirelli for this contribution.

Conservative columnist Matthew Vadum is just going to come right out and say it: registering the poor to vote is un-American and “like handing out burglary tools to criminals.”

“It is profoundly antisocial and un-American to empower the nonproductive segments of the population to destroy the country — which is precisely why Barack Obama zealously supports registering welfare recipients to vote,” Vadum, the author of a book published by World Net Daily that attacks the now-defunct community organizing group ACORN, writes in a column for the American Thinker.



Rush: If Women Want Birth Control They Should Make Pornography, Laura Bassett and Jennifer Bendery, Huffington Post

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