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EBT Abuse: The Cash-for-Drunkards Program

DSMike Wrote: Jan 11, 2013 11:18 AM
Actually most Conservatives are better educated than progressives, several studies have shown this to be true. I think it is because we go to school thinking as a progressive and then when you work and live in the real world you become Conservative. The ones who don't work afterwards are the ones who become takers and progressives.
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...