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Tossing Free Trinkets—Obama’s Mandatory Paid Leave Proposal

Standing high at the rostrum in the House of Representatives during his State of the Union speech, President Obama acts like he’s throwing free trinkets off a tall Mardi Gras parade float. The problem is that the shiny doubloons he throws are not free but rather surreptitiously billed to taxpayers. And so it is with the President’s proposal to mandate paid leave.

Obama to propose paid leave

By Dave Boyer, The Washington Times

President Obama will announce several new initiatives Thursday to expand paid family leave, and will sign an order to ensure that all federal employees receive at least six weeks of paid leave when they have a newborn child.