Welfare

Washington Post pushes Obama’s bogus line on welfare reform

Featured image The White House is pushing back against Mitt Romney’s claim that President Obama is dismantling federal welfare reform. The Department of Health and Human Services has announced that it will consider requests by states for waivers regarding work requirements for welfare recipients. Romney says that this will enable the federal government to take the “work’ out of the popular “workfare” system put in place by President Clinton and a Republican »

The Obama Administration Pays Illegal Aliens to Come Here

Featured image If you have high blood pressure, take some medication before reading further. A basic premise of immigration law is that immigrants to the U.S. are expected to be self-supporting. We obviously don’t want to attract people who have no intention of working, but simply want to benefit from our generous welfare system. This principle is incorporated into the Immigration and Nationality Act, which provides: An alien who, in the opinion »

The Rise and Fall of Welfare Reform

Featured image The Clinton administration’s most notable achievement was welfare reform. Well, Clinton vetoed it twice before he finally signed it into law, but once everyone recognized that welfare reform was a resounding success he embraced it enthusiastically. Welfare reform succeeded in drastically reducing the welfare rolls, thereby cutting back on the culture of dependency. But Barack Obama loves dependency, so on July 12 he gutted welfare reform by eliminating work requirements »