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Is Obama Buying the Election With His Welfare Explosion?

galefly2 Wrote: Oct 20, 2012 12:48 PM
Cynical? Why are we pondering over such? For certain that is the socialists plan as long as they still have to be dependent on elections... make as many of the electorate dependent as possible. This plan is applicable for the short, medium, and long terms.

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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