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EBT Abuse: The Cash-for-Drunkards Program

Maire Wrote: Jan 11, 2013 12:04 PM
EBT = Exploitation of Broke Taxpayers. Good one, Michelle. The US Taxpayer is sick and tired of paying for the Moochers’ Beers, Booze, porno, pole dances, lap dances, peep shows, strip bars, tattoos, lottery tickets, casino gambling, cigarettes, marijuana, trips to Vegas, amusement parks, Disneyland, etc. The Politicians and Government Bureaucrats – our “representatives” in Washington, couldn’t care less about those of US working hard and paying Taxes to support all these Welfare Nanny State Leeches buying Lobster Tails and Grey Goose with their EBT cards.
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...