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Your Money at Work: Welfare Cash Spent on Strippers, Booze and Porn Shops

lshort Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 11:25 AM
"But people who can't support their children shouldn't have them." But they do have them. They then do exist. So then what? It sounds like your idea is that we build homes for children, like olden-days orphanages, and put them there if their parents fail drug tests? I suppose that is a starting idea. Though generally my mother would have passed drug tests, she couldn't often get drugs--not really available much where we lived without reliable transportation to the city. Usually she was just drunk or hung over. But alcohol is certainly legal, so I don't think you could have taken me away based on that. So--what then?

If you earn a middle class paycheck like a lot of Americans do, you saw your Social Security taxes increase last week thanks to the so called fiscal cliff deal passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama. Considering the system is totally broke, losing that extra cash to the government "lock box" makes you think about where that money, and the rest of your tax dollars are actually going. The New York Post has discovered through an investigation that welfare recipients using EBT cards (which work like debit cards filled with taxpayer money, just swipe and...