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Awful: Obama Turns Back the Clock on Welfare Reform

Kurt114 Wrote: Jul 17, 2012 5:26 PM
Doesn't it make sense that a government that ignores the law is a lawless government?

We briefly covered this issue last week, but it's worth circling back and exploring further. President Obama's unilateral 'gutting' of the 1996 welfare reform legislation last week is both morally abhorrent and in violation of the law's plain text.  Let's recall why President Clinton decided to sign this controversial bill into law in the mid-90s after a grueling Congressional battle:


"A long time ago, I concluded that the current welfare system undermines the basic values of work, responsibility and family -- trapping generation...