Forcing Businesses to Hire Criminals

The civil rights movement was initially focused on ending state-imposed racial segregation, especially in education. From the mid-1960s onward emphasis shifted to compensatory measures such as extra spending for schools with large black enrollments and Head Start. In recent decades, however, the overriding aim has been narrowing economic inequality. Despite myriad expensive programs, economic equality has proven elusive. But rather than scale back aims, government intervention under the Obama administration has become almost desperate. Alas, not only will these more recent draconian measures fail, but they will only expand government power well beyond constitutional limits. What makes this latest effort especially worrying is that the upcoming failures are absolutely predictable. Here's the latest installment of equality-by-government-decree: the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has recently filed complaints in two federal courts against Dollar Stores and BMW. The EEOC...(Read Full Article)