#SOTU

by Walter Olson on February 13, 2013

My tweets and retweets last night during the State of the Union address and the GOP response by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), in regular rather than reverse chronological order:

Also, by way of pleasant contrast:

And here’s Cato’s response video with scholars Michael Tanner, Julian Sanchez, Alex Nowrasteh, Simon Lester, John Samples, Pat Michaels, Jagadeesh Gokhale, Michael F. Cannon, Jim Harper, Malou Innocent, Juan Carlos Hidalgo, Ilya Shapiro, Trevor Burrus and Neal McCluskey.

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1 Walter Olson 02.13.13 at 9:45 am

Just ran across this which tends to confirm that “the financial deterrents to marriage for low-income couples” consist largely of subsidies obtainable by the unmarried, and that a plan to “remove” these deterrents is likely to take the form of boosting spending so everyone can have a subsidy: http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/340539/renewing-marriage-america-w-bradford-wilcox

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