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Is Obama Buying the Election With His Welfare Explosion?

Rondoman Wrote: Oct 21, 2012 5:39 PM
Employees were laid off; others simply saw what was going on and quit. As my son told me one day, I went to work as a part of a family and left as a punch card by the time clock. He was very proud of his work, and had made many secure accounts, but this cold-hearted approach to running a business is killing American excellence. When employee concerns are not paramount, the business ultimately will fail. Yes, I would suspect that many at Walmart are on food stamps, but not my daughter.

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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