I will put work back into welfare.

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    Any chance that the 'work' Romney is speaking about is not tax funded government assisted employment???
     
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    Romney was speaking about a recent Department of Health and Human Services directive that removed federal work requirements in what Obama administration officials said was an effort to grant states more flexibility in determining who can qualify for welfare assistance.

    Romney called that move "wrong"—arguing that the work requirement signed into law by Clinton had not just been a cost-saving measure but had encouraged Americans to walk away from a "culture of dependency." The work requirement, Romney said, had cut welfare caseloads in half and had reduced the number of Americans living in poverty—which he described as a "great accomplishment."
     
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    Welfare to work sounds like a good idea, but I haven't seen any stats that back up the claim that it has helped Americans walk away from "the culture of dependency" or "reduced the number of Americans living in poverty".
     
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    Total Pubcrappe- this gave states the possibility of asking the federal gov't for waivers of all kinds, to be approved. Romney and the Pub propaganda machine, as always, are totally FOS...Pub dupes!! How dumb can you get?
     

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