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Is Obama Buying the Election With His Welfare Explosion?

Paulus Textor Wrote: Oct 20, 2012 5:50 PM
Another way is an Article 5 Amendments Convention, with scope limited to considering no more than three amendments. I would choose a Balanced Budget Amendment, a Sound Money Amendment, and an Amendment scaling back war powers. It's never too late.

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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