Under the leadership of President Donald Trump, we have more momentum to discuss individualism versus collectivism, Star Parker told the Epoch Times at this year’s CPAC.
The founder and president of the Center for Urban Renewal and Education has firsthand knowledge about the family-destroying cycle of welfare. She was on and off welfare for seven years.
Star mentioned her book, Uncle Sam’s Plantation: How Big Government Enslaves America’s Poor and What We Can Do About It, in which she made the case that socialism of a sort already exists in this country.
“How is it that we spend a quarter of our budget on anti-poverty programs, with none of them working, with the poverty rate still not moving?”
Can the government “fix” poverty? No. Watch the brief clip to hear real solutions.