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Tue May 19, 2015, 02:01 AM

40. I would like to call attention to Hillary's stated views on Welfare

KMOD pointed me to this page, apparently thinking that it communicated that Hillary was shifting social justice:

http://vote-ny.org/politicianissue.aspx?state=ny&id=nyclintonhillaryrodham&issue=buswelfare

Tricky, tricky, tricky.

If you read her positions on "welfare" carefully, you will see they are very carefully crafted to emphasize "work", and they are reverberations of Bill Clinton's "welfare reform as we know it". There is nothing in Hillary's positions to suggest that she would repair term limits, subsidy coverage/amounts, or shift the focus to housing stability first (making the issue more broadly about livelihood than making people with significant barriers to employment spontaneously pull a job out of their ass or accept the following punishments, starting with homelessness...).

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