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#1 Welfare reform replaced the old Aid to Families with Dependent Children with a new program, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).
I was glad they retained the title [Welfare Reporm]. "Aid to Families with Dependent Children" carried with it a sort of child farming connotation. Of course if one is successful at child farming, there really is little available time for work outside the home, hence the HHS updates. Strange world we inhabit; farmers are paid to not grow food, indigent women are paid to have children.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-07-14 03:40||
#2 By reducing motivation for welfare recipients to seek work, this policy change should reduce the official unemployment rate, thus showing Zero's economic policies are succeeding.
Posted by Glenmore 2012-07-14 07:19||
#3 The President cannot hide his disastrous unemployment record by depriving Americans of the hope of a job. He should immediately reverse this course, and offer constructive ideas for economic growth rather than government dependence.
Government dependence is the whole idea.
Posted by Secret Asian Man 2012-07-14 07:58||
#4 The obvious solution komrades would be to draft those who cannot make a $5000 down-tax payment for six years of ditch work, all debts forgiven at the end of service.
Remember, service secures exemption from luxery taxes such as soda and lawn mowing.
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-07-14 09:15||
#5 Zero's attempt to hustle more votes with Obamadollars (our tax dollars).
Posted by JohnQC 2012-07-14 10:51||
#6 TANF? Sorry Obumble, TANSTAAFL.
Posted by OldSpook 2012-07-14 15:35||
#7 "Pay me or the child gets harmed!"
We don't pay the ransoms on hostages...
Why do we pay the ransom feckless parents place on their own children???
Posted by Bright Pebbles 2012-07-14 19:43||
#8 Because those feckless parents vote?
Posted by Pappy 2012-07-14 21:33||