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Welfare Has Replaced Work

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America under Barack Obama has seen the largest expansion of the welfare state since President Lyndon B. Johnson launched the Great Society in 1965. We have also seen the largest decline in the labor force participation rate in 30 years. And we’ve experienced the worst post-recession jobs recovery since the Great Depression.

It’s time to ask whether welfare has contributed in a direct way to the reduction in the percentage of Americans holding a job. Read_More_button

Source: Stephen Moore, www.ocregister.com