His answer turned out to be more a condescending attack on Republicans than an answer, but it is evident that he supports the notion of illegal immigrants being made eligible for entitlements.
The Obama administration announced Wednesday that consumers may remain for another two years in insurance plans that don’t meet the health care law’s benefit requirements, yet another in a series of delays or adjustments of large swaths of the president’s signature legislative achievement.
President Obama’s “spectacular lack of leadership on the world stage” was evident long before the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.
In 2010, the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (START) was touted as the crown jewel of the Administration’s “reset” policy with Russia. When Mr. Obama ratified the treaty on February 2, 2011 (with Hillary Clinton and John Kerry standing behind him — literally and figuratively), he called it the “cornerstone of our relations with Russia.” Sadly, he was right. The New START treaty left Russia with “a several-fold numerical advantage over the U.S. in tactical nuclear weapons.”
According to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), Obamacre lowers labor compensation by 1 percent annually between 2017 and 2024. The Heritage Foundation illustrates how this will affect individuals at different income levels.
It is easy to observe that for lower incomes, Obamacare encourages people to work less, but that choice ultimately comes at a cost: further suppression of upward mobility and less economic flourishing.