President Obama’s Promise Zones: More False Promises!

WASHINGTON, January 15, 2014 — The Obama Administration has announced that it has added San Antonio, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, southeastern Kentucky, and the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma to his “Promise Zone Initiative”.

This allegedly means that these “zones” will be given increased federal funding, tax incentives and grants to “improve education, access to housing, and “help reduce crime”.

Each of the Promise Zone regions are said to be “tied with a major employer.”

In the eastside of San Antonio is a partnership with St. Philip’s College. In west Philadelphia, the program includes Drexel University.

This is a good idea on paper. The problem is that it simply doesn’t work because it is not a true free market solution and does nothing to develop and cultivate true economic independence.




About sswimp

I am not an "African-American'. I am a proud American, who happens to be of African descent. I am Christian. My personal relationship with Jesus Christ and the Word of God shapes my concepts of what it means to be a conservative. I am Pro Life. Devoted to the principles of free enterprise, limited government,and individual responsibility. I believe in the sanctity of marriage between a man and woman.
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