The Harm in Doing Good

As the Thanksgiving season approaches, I, along with many Scouting troops, churches, and other volunteer organizations, prepare to work in local soup kitchens to provide homeless people with hot meals during the colder months. American citizens from all across the country are signing up to cook and serve meals to their fellow underprivileged citizens, but…

SC Poverty

Poverty In South Carolina

Every year as thousands of organizations, charities, and groups prepare to gather goods like clothing, toiletries, and canned food items, millions of indigent American citizens wait until major holidays, such as Thanksgiving or Christmas, to receive the help they desperately need. Although the desire and drive from these organizations to raise funds and donate to…

A New War on Poverty

“Great Society is not a safe harbor, a resting place, a final objective, a finished work. It is a challenge constantly renewed, beckoning us toward a destiny where the meaning of our lives matches the marvelous products of our labor.” -Lyndon B. Johnson, Commencement Address at the University of Michigan. May 22, 1964 In 1965,…