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EBT Abuse: The Cash-for-Drunkards Program

AuntAllisonWillBeThere Wrote: Jan 11, 2013 10:06 AM
I forget where you live, or if you were too chcken to mention it.....but if welfare ended the poor would TAKE what they NEED from those with property
From New York to New Mexico and across the dependent plains, welfare recipients are getting sauced on the public dime. Drunk, besotted, bombed. But while politicians pay lip service to cutting government waste, fraud and abuse, they're doing very little in practice to stop the EBT party excesses. Where's the compassion for taxpayers?

You see the signs everywhere: "We accept EBT." Fast-food restaurants do. Clothing retailers do. Auto repair shops, liquor stores and even sushi joints are joining the club. "EBT" stands for the federal government's electronic benefits transfer card, which is intended to provide poor people with food stamps and cash...