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Is Obama Buying the Election With His Welfare Explosion?

dahni Wrote: Oct 20, 2012 5:19 PM
I've been to Mt. Rushmore. There's not enough room left for Obama's mouth and both ears, I'm afraid. We'll need to find another place for his 'Prayer Icon'.

With the unprecedented budget explosion of means-tested, welfare-related entitlements, does Team Obama think it can buy the election?

It's a cynical question. But I wouldn't put it past that cynical bunch.

Remember Harry Hopkins, Franklin Roosevelt's close aid? It was Hopkins who argued tax and tax, spend and spend, elect and elect. Sound familiar? And if I'm not mistaken, the high-tax, anti-rich, big-spending, redistributionist FDR is one of Barack Obama's idols.

So let's take a look at some of the recent budget-explosion data points:

According to Jeff Sessions, the ranking Republican on the Senate Budget Committee, means-tested...

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