Skip to comments.Un-reforming Welfare: Heading back to bad old days
Posted on 10/09/2009 3:11:20 AM PDT by Scanian
AT a time of unprecedented budget crises, it is unthinkable that we should roll back welfare reform -- yet that's what's happening. In New York and other states, and on the federal level, lawmakers are broadening eligibility, eliminating work requirements and raising cash pay-outs.
The drive is to substitute all sorts of social and educational services for work requirements -- despite overwhelming evidence that such assistance doesn't lead to employment.
As a nation, we'll come to regret these decisions, because welfare reform has worked -- and worked well. It must be preserved.
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Just another excuse to spend/print money.