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Friday, May 10, 2013

New Graduates Heading Back to Parents’ Houses

Photo credit: Newscom
As commencement season winds down, it’s discomfiting to think that almost half of new graduates know exactly where they’re headed when school’s out: Back to their parents’ homes.
The Pew Research Center reports that 45 percent of college grads younger than 25 are “living with family.” That percentage is almost two-thirds higher than in 2001. But at least some grads got to listen to a cool speaker before they headed home to stare at faded posters of Barack Obama.
“You’ve grown up hearing voices that incessantly warn of government as nothing more than some separate, sinister entity that’s at the root of all our problems; some of these same voices also doing their best to gum up the works,” President Obama warned students in a commencement address at Ohio State University. “They’ll warn that tyranny is always lurking just around the corner. You should reject these voices. Because what they suggest is that our brave and creative and unique experiment in self-rule is somehow just a sham with which we can’t be trusted.”
There are two major problems with Obama’s analysis. First, Obama paints a false picture, in this speech and many others, when he makes it seem there are only two options: either you’re all alone in the world, or you rely on help from big government.CONTINUE READING

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