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The Food Stamp Economy

rmerckx Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 11:33 PM
I guess the 47% in Romneys statement comes to fruitition doesn't it? They just now figured out a way to con you and me the hard working American for more of our money! I wonder if everyone boycotted the IRS and stopped paying taxes what would happen?
The New York Post headline read: "Could You Spend $500 on Food at This Bodega? A Welfare Recipient Claimed To!" A few days later, another headline: "Welfare Recipients Take Out Cash at Strip Clubs, Liquor Stores and X-Rated Shops." "They're on the dole -- and watching the pole," wrote the Post. "Welfare recipients took out cash at bars, liquor stores, X-rated video shops, hookah parlors and even strip clubs -- where they presumably spent their taxpayer money on lap dances rather than diapers."

Here's how it works.

Welfare recipients receive Electronic Benefit Transfer cards, preloaded with specified dollar amounts for food and for...