Comments on: The Heartless Compassion of Big Government in the midst of things Wed, 21 Dec 2011 19:12:44 +0000 hourly 1 By: David Strunk Sun, 21 Mar 2010 22:28:49 +0000 Kevin,

Sounds like you’re taking a play from the playbook of Marvin Olasky and “The tragedy of American compassion.” In it, Olasky empirically shows how goverment expansion and entitlements decrease the scope of private charity and actually lessen the effectiveness of alleviating poverty altogether.