The phrase forced charity is a contradiction, and yet it’s precisely this principle that’s the cornerstone of virtually all left-wing doctrine.
In one form or another, forcing charity lies at the root of every major democratic program — from public schools, to welfare, to social security, to medicare and medicaid, to unemployment checks, and so on, all of which, the left-winger believes, cannot be handled voluntarily, and so must be forced.
But suppose for a moment that this bedrock belief is wrong. What then?
The following is an explosive phone call which recently took place on 850 KOA, and it captures the issue in such a way that it might just change your life. Ross Kaminsky is the host. It is a civil and absolutely riveting exchange between a garden-variety left-winger and black republican who does not believe in or want government handouts, and who properly understands the danger of such handouts.
Push play and then slide the player over to exactly the 22:50 mark. The call lasts about seven minutes. Listen: