The Pros And Cons Of Social Welfare Policy

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1. What social welfare policy issues and solutions were discussed? This Republican debate held a lot of room for arguments and discussions, but very little of these arguments and discussions were about social welfare policy issues and solutions. It seemed as if three-fourths of the debate were just an opportunity for the candidates to bash one another, argue with one another and the moderators, and talk badly about the democratic candidates. This part of the debate was also very heavily focused on the economy and how each candidate has made their place in the economy. It did not have many issues of social welfare involved. However, the last quarter of the debate did have a few social welfare policy issues discussed. The first of these issues would be that of…show more content…
Otherwise, there was no real solution for how to handle the current immigration issue, with the exception of Trump’s always present idea of kicking out everyone who is undocumented and building a wall, paid for by Mexico, to keep people from coming illegally. Another social welfare policy issue discussed among the candidates was that of college education and the debt that comes with it. The majority of the candidates disagree with the Democratic candidates who believe that college should be given free to all Americans. Jeb Bush believed that college debt is something that the federal government shouldn’t even get involved in. John Kasich believes that the solution to the problem of college debt is not giving the college a penny until the student graduates or completes at course at the school. He also believes that online education may be another cheaper alternative to actually attending a higher education facility. Marco Rubio believed that the solution to this issue would be to start bringing back vocational schools for high school students. This would give students the opportunity to forgo higher education and be able
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