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

TXSTAR Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 12:34 PM
These EBT cards can be coded to be spent only at certain merchants, but our government fails to do take the extra steps to avoid fraud. Go figure!
You can't be serious Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 12:40 PM
Also, it should be made impossible to use an EBT card for obtaining cash. Purchases only, of authorized necessities.
TXSTAR Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 12:44 PM
You can't be serious Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 12:39 PM
I say make the EBT cards BLAZE ORANGE in color. They should stand out, for all to see whose money is being used for what.
TXSTAR Wrote: Jan 07, 2013 12:40 PM
Barry, you knew exactly what I was thinking! Cheers!

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...