So simple seeming because it is so simplistic, calling out with large emotional power and very little economic reality. His main point, that unemployment insurance creates more unemployment is based on one silly statistic:
"...There have been a lot of studies over the years going back to the 1970s that show these programs on balance added a bit to the unemployment rate.”
So a few are moochers - what else is new? That he then blames these few moochers for 9 trillion in debt. Pay attention to the nonsense here people. Analyze. Do not take John Ransom's ideas straight into your unfiltered brain - he plays fast and loose with the truth... and stirs up a lot of emotional ire over fabricated peccadilloes.