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Tuesday, February 17, 2009

'98 Obama: I Did Not Support Welfare Reform

Breitbart TV has this video of Obama from 1998, where he states that he did not agree with the 1996 welfare reform that slashed welfare rolls by 80%. Further, he thought that it was racist because it didn't care about the habitual welfare recipients - inner city blacks.

Well, he finally succeeded today in overturning welfare reform with passage of his non-stimulus bill.

The Heritage Foundation points out that the real cost of the welfare portion of the bill is hidden and that the true cost is actually many times higher.