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Deliberate Dismantling of Welfare Reform

howzzat Wrote: Jul 16, 2012 10:13 AM
So, when will Congress wake up and outlaw Presidential Signing Statement? They should be illegal from either Conservative or liberal Presidents. They clearly override LEGAL laws passed by Congress, which should be CLEARLY illegal, but they allow this scam to continue. Everybody should contact their Senators and Representatives about this issue and encourage them to discontinue this practice. NO President has the singular authority to override a lawful law passed by Congress. So, folks, lets do something about this abominable practice!

Well, he’s done it again.  The old sleight of hand trick when we weren’t looking.  As the entire media was foaming at the mouth over Mitt Romney and whether or not he was a “felon”, our President signed another directive that completely gutted the Welfare reform act that was signed into law under Bill Clinton in 1996. 

This was the only entitlement program that had teeth to it and was actually working to wean people off of the welfare rolls.  What did he do?  His Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released an official policy directive...

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