Critics of private charity often claim that libertarians would let people starve in the streets. “They are selfish!” claim the critics. “They got theirs and now screw everyone else.” is how it often goes. Yet, whenever private charity actually occurs, they sniff and claim it’s not good enough. Never mind they will overlook the disastrous efforts of the Federal Emergency Management Agency ( FEMA ) and forgive endlessly the bumbling bureaucrats who do almost everything they can to prevent private citizens from helping one another. Literally.
But out of New Jersey today comes the story of a private citizen offering help to those in need in a way that seems small, but could save lives. Take a look at the photo below and leave your thoughts underneath.