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EBT Abuse: The Cash-for-Drunkards Program

mary anne24 Wrote: Jan 11, 2013 12:14 PM
It is true. The poor have more disposable income at the end of the month tha the average person too. I mean, how is that right. Obama is not trying to create an economy where people can get jobs and don't forget we now have generations that have not ever worked. They blame the economy. I think it is deliberate. So much for "war on povertuy" Blacks and minorities especially should be embarrassed. They are keeping you down..but maybe they are comfortable there.
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...