‘Intense backlash’ proves the truth of Ben Carson: poverty ‘a state of mind’

A vast poverty industry employs and distributes wealth to a huge political constituency dependent on massive federal appropriations.  Any suggestion that money is not the solution to the persistence of poverty is anathema and must be harshly ostracized by them. They immediately recognized the danger when Housing and Urban Development secretary Dr. Ben Carson told the truth during a Sirius-XM interview with Armstrong Williams.  The New York Times summarizes the remarks that generated what it calls an "intense backlash." "I think poverty to a large extent is also a state of mind," he said, according to a transcript of the interview that was released on Wednesday. "You take somebody that has the right mind-set, you can take everything from them and put them on the street, and I guarantee in a little while they'll be right back up there." He added that helping people may not better their lives. "You take somebody...(Read Full Post)