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The Utterly Horrifying English Welfare State

TooTired Wrote: Apr 29, 2012 7:28 PM
And the welfare system does not promote the identification and prosecution of these people. Take it from someone who has done her best to try to find these's an uphill struggle. The appeal system is heavily weighted in their favor. Even when we do nail them...such as my client who was assessed at having received over $20,000 worth of fraudulent benefits...they get probation and who knows if they'll ever pay it back.

I’ve occasionally commented on foolish public policy in the United Kingdom, including analysis on how the welfare state destroys lives and turns people into despicable moochers.

But if you really want to understand the horrifying absurdity of the welfare state, check out these passages from  a report in the Daily Mail.

Carl Cooper thought he was doing a public service by offering seven benefits claimants the...

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