Texas Welfare Queen Vindicates Milton Friedman With Call to Local Radio Station (Video)

Texas Welfare Queen Vindicates Milton Friedman With Call to Local Radio Station (Video)

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In his series “Free to Choose,” Nobel prize winning economist Milton Friedman explained how government handouts created a disincentive for people to seek employment.

You can watch the entire episode here, or watch the video below:

A caller to a KLBJ radio show exemplifies what Friedman warned about.

Listen to this woman brag about getting welfare, smoking weed and how she’ll never get a job.

Well, unless her welfare is taken from her. Then she’ll work:

It’s an Obama-nation.

Duane Lester

Duane Lester is co-founder of All American Blogger, and the primary writer. Following graduation, Duane entered the United States Navy as a journalist. He spent five years touring the world, reporting on local news and sports. Following his enlistment, Duane spent almost 10 years working with adjudicated youth in residential treatment environments. Duane discovered politics after September 11. He credits Erich "Mancow" Muller for opening his eyes to his conservative beliefs. Since then, Duane has devoured books and literature on politics, reading everything he can from Adam Smith to Larry Elder to Thomas Sowell. He refers to his style of politics as "conserva-tarian", a mixture of conservative and libertarian beliefs.

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