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VIDEO: New Romney Ad – Obama Guts Welfare of Work Requirement

This is a new ad that you will be seeing on TV starting today.


AD FACTS: Script For “Long History”:

VIDEO TEXT: “Do You Support Work For Welfare?”
VOICEOVER: “Do You Support Work For Welfare?”
VOICEOVER: “Barack Obama has a long history of opposing work for welfare.”
VIDEO TEXT: “Obama Opposes Work For Welfare”
STATE SENATOR BARACK OBAMA, June 8, 1998: “I Was Not A Huge Supporter Of The Federal Plan That Was Signed In 1996.”

·         State Senator Barack Obama, In 1998: “I Was Not A Huge Supporter Of The Federal Plan That Was Signed In 1996.” OBAMA: “You know, let me say one thing about this, because I’ve been very active in drafting the state of Illinois’ welfare proposal and thinking about how do you craft these coalitions. I was not a huge supporter of the federal plan that was signed in 1996.” (Barack Obama, Remarks, Washington, DC, 6/8/98)

VOICEOVER: “On July 12th, Obama quietly ended work requirements for welfare.”
·         Obama Administration Department Of Health And Human Services: “HHS Has Authority To Waive Compliance … And Authorize A State To Test Approaches And Methods Other Than Those Set Forth In Section 407 [Work Requirements].” “While the TANF work participation requirements are contained in section 407, section 402(a)(1)(A)(iii) requires that the state plan ‘[e]nsure that parents and caretakers receiving assistance under the program engage in work activities in accordance with section 407.’  Thus, HHS has authority to waive compliance with this 402 requirement and authorize a state to test approaches and methods other than those set forth in section 407, including definitions of work activities and engagement, specified limitations, verification procedures, and the calculation of participation rates.” (Information Memorandum, “Guidance Concerning Waiver And Expenditure Authority Under Section 1115,” Department Of Health And Human Services, 7/12/12)
VIDEO TEXT: “The Heritage Foundation: ‘Obama Guts Welfare Reform’”

·         The Heritage Foundation: “Obama Guts Welfare Reform” (Robert Rector and Kiki Bradley, “Obama Guts Welfare Reform,” The Heritage Foundation, 7/12/12)

VOICEOVER: “You wouldn’t have to work and wouldn’t have to train for a job.”
VIDEO TEXT: “Obama Drops Work Requirements”
·         Obama Administration Department Of Health And Human Services: “Negotiated Employment Outcomes In Lieu Of Participation Rate Requirements … Alternative Approach To Measuring Participation … Comprehensive Universal Engagement System In Lieu Of Certain Participation Requirements.” “The following are examples of projects that states may want to consider – these are illustrative only: Projects that improve coordination with other components of the workforce investment system, including programs operated under the Workforce Investment Act, or to test an innovative approach to use performance-based contracts and management in order to improve employment outcomes; Projects that demonstrate attainment of superior employment outcomes if a state is held accountable for negotiated employment outcomes in lieu of participation rate requirements; Projects under which a state would count individuals in TANF-subsidized jobs but no longer receiving TANF assistance toward participation rates for a specified period of time in conjunction with an evaluation of the effectiveness of a subsidized jobs strategy; Projects that improve collaboration with the workforce and/or post-secondary education systems to test multi-year career pathways models for TANF recipients that combine learning and work; Projects that demonstrate strategies for more effectively serving individuals with disabilities, along with an alternative approach to measuring participation and outcomes for individuals with disabilities; Projects that test the impact of a comprehensive universal engagement system in lieu of certain participation rate requirements; Projects that test systematically extending the period in which vocational educational training or job search/readiness programs count toward participation rates, either generally or for particular subgroups, such as an extended training period for those pursuing a credential.  The purpose of such a waiver would be to determine through evaluation whether a program that allows for longer periods in certain activities improves employment outcomes.” (Information Memorandum, “Guidance Concerning Waiver And Expenditure Authority Under Section 1115,” Department Of Health And Human Services, 7/12/12)
VIDEO TEXT: “Mitt Romney’s Plan Is Different”
VOICEOVER: “Mitt Romney strongly believes work must be part of welfare.”
VIDEO TEXT: “Work Must Be Part Of Welfare”
VOICEOVER: “The Romney Plan for a Stronger Middle Class”
VIDEO TEXT: “The Romney Plan For A Stronger Middle Class”
VOICEOVER: “It’ll put work back in welfare.”
VIDEO TEXT: “Put Work Back In Welfare”
MITT ROMNEY: “I’m Mitt Romney, and I approve this message.”

About Tom White

Tom is a US Navy Veteran, owns an Insurance Agency and is currently an IT Manager for a Virginia Distributor. He has been published in American Thinker, currently writes for the Richmond Examiner as well as Virginia Right! Blog. Tom lives in Hanover County, Va and is involved in politics at every level and is a Recovering Republican who has finally had enough of the War on Conservatives in progress with the Leadership of the GOP on a National Level.

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