Uncle Sam's Plantation: How Big Government Enslaves America's Poor and What You Can Do About It


"Many academic professionals, social scientists, and eugenicists based their research on the notion that blacks were naturally inferior to whites due to an incomplete evolutionary experience. This type of reasoning is what led to earlier horrific social experiments such as the Tuskegee Project to inject syphilis into imprisoned blacks and Margaret Sanger's Negro Project to control the population of blacks through birth control and abortion."

"One study out of the University of Chicago boasted that abortion has had a positive affect on society in that potential criminals were being killed off. As Steven Levitt noted in the August 8, 1999, Chicago Tribune, this conclusion was based on the fact that abortion industry giants such as Planned Parenthood had deliberately targeted inner city neighborhoods and indigent communities."


"The welfare system had some of its teeth taken out in 1996 under the welfare reform put forward by the Republicans in Congress, but the monster is far from dead. Time limits and work requirements are a step in the right direction, but the culture of Uncle Sam's Plantation is fed by the misguided policies of the left. As long as there are liberal ideologues in the halls of power, there is likely to be a long hard battle ahead for those of us committed to seeing poor people emancipated from a paternalistic system that robs them of their initiative, their freedom, and ultimately their hope for the future." P.97