Thursday, October 18, 2007

But Wait, There's More!

Adding to what Jim reports below, here's another multibillion dollar scheme Mrs. Clinton has in mind:

Hillary Clinton has now proposed extending unpaid family leave to more than 13 million workers. Oh and let's not forget that this will cost the taxpayers another $1 billion a year on paid leave programs.

Clinton says that too many Americans feel trapped between their kids and their employers ... and that government policies haven't kept up with the realities of American life.

She proposes that the Family Medical Leave Act should be expanded to include companies that employ at least 25 workers rather than the current 50 workers. That means millions more workers are eligible for 12 weeks of unpaid leave. But she also wants to encourage to develop paid leave programs by offering them $1 billion a year in grants.

But it doesn't stop there. Clinton wants to require all workers to be given seven sick days a year that could help to care for their children. She also wants to require employers to at least consider flexible work schedules. Oh and she also wants to give child care subsidies to stay-at-home parents, rather than just families who send their children to daycare.

If you go to the Breitbart link you will see how she moans and groans over the terrible situation working mothers are in. Well, Mrs. Clinton, it ain't the government's job to make life easier for working mothers.

You gotta hand it to her, she certainly isn't afraid to show her socialist ideals of late. All that money must be giving her a lot of confidence. I just hope America pays attention.