Despite my very liberal tendencies, the details in this article are exactly why I tend to butt heads with liberals by and large. I understand the desire to help those less fortunate, and to prevent innocent kids from falling into the cycle of poverty. I get that, I really do.
But, as us libertarian types tend to say, you have to help people with the hand up, not the hand out.
The author of the piece laments that in Watts (of LA), it is easier to get assistance if you are young, female, & pregnant than it is to get help if you are young, female, and wanting to go to college.
I can’t imagine the incentives that brings into play. Actually, yes I can.