Catherine Zeien

commented on National Security 2012-12-04 08:55:49 -0500 · Flag
I agree, melveta! Obviously anti-semitism is alive and well. And I wonder if everyone would agree that Iran’s “dear” leader’s comment that Israel should be wiped off the map is just a touch hostile.

signed Stop Gutting Welfare Reform 2012-12-03 19:17:38 -0500
This is ridiculous! If you’re able to work………..WORK!

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Tell President Obama: Stop Gutting Welfare Reform!

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President Obama has spent the better part of his time in office abusing the power of the presidency. Whether it’s his administration not enforcing immigration laws, stopping the enforcement of the Defense of Marriage Act or illegally placing a moratorium on offshore drilling, the list is long, troubling, and it keeps growing.

Just recently, President Obama chose yet again to dismiss the actions of Congress from more than 15 years ago by gutting the work requirements in the welfare reform bill of 1996. Just like that, he essentially rewrote this legislation and transformed its intent.

This welfare bill ended a federal entitlement for the first time, and proved a success as welfare caseloads dropped by nearly half, and child poverty among affected groups plummeted.

But times have changed. Today, thanks to President Obama, big government and welfare has made a comeback. Now, 1 in 4 children in America is on food stamps and living in historically high levels of poverty.

I don’t know about you, but I’ve had it with President Obama. If you agree, please make your voice heard by signing our petition today.