The Difference Between Charity and Government

From the “I can’t believe we still have to explain this” file, David French explains the difference between charity and political graft disguised as charity: Imagine development officers from two relief agencies visit your house — one is from a large Christian agency, the other from the government. The Christian development officer will tell you (truthfully) that more than 80 More …

Glimmer of Hope: Bono Figures it Out

In what I hope will be a continuing series, here’s a news story that makes me think that maybe, possibly there’s the slightest chance that we’re not all completely doomed: U2 frontman Bono, the P.T. Barnum of foreign aid, has recognized that free market capitalism is vital for lifting people out of poverty. And enjoy this clip of Bono saying More …