Does someone need to call Child Protective Services?
Check out this clip of a “conservative” 6-year old doing his best Howdy Doody impression while giving us, the American public at large,10 reasons why people shouldn’t vote to re-elect President Barack Obama. Rather than dismiss the talkative tyke, we decided to take a look at his reasons, and see how they stand up to reality. Shall we?
10.) “He wants to take money from people who work hard and give it to people who don’t work at all.”
We’re guessing that the directors of this video (i.e. his parents), are talking about the Obama administration’s stance on welfare. Earlier this month it was reported that the administration will be granting waivers to states allowing them to “experiment with how they administer the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program.” This means bureaucratic layers will be taken off of the Welfare Reform act that President Clinton created in 1996, essentially allowing states to spend more federal assistance money on families in need. The move comes after social service workers complained that they were filling out more paperwork than actually helping parents find jobs. To Republican ears, this might sound like more of their money is going right into the pocket of welfare recipients.