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EBT Abuse: The Cash-for-Drunkards Program

Joseph1790 Wrote: Jan 11, 2013 12:22 PM
The cash also goes for lottery tickets which they seem to buy by the bucket.
Hawker 1 Wrote: Jan 11, 2013 12:50 PM
Good , at least the state gets some of their money back . The lottery at least acts like a tax on the very ones who pay no fed. income tax.
You can't be serious Wrote: Jan 11, 2013 12:25 PM
Not to mention heavy gold jewelry, pedicures, and 24" wheels
OBAMA-DRAMA Wrote: Jan 11, 2013 12:24 PM
Read my posts below... and apply their wisdom.
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...