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The Food Stamp Economy

woofpacker75 Wrote: Jan 10, 2013 11:58 AM
Hmmm. Let's see, if someone can get cash from an EBT card to buy booze and a lap dance, then they MUST NOT NEED the money for food and rent. So (1) they MUST be getting the food and rent money from somewhere else or (2) they never needed any taxpayer money in the first place. Shutting down the number of places an EBT card can be used is the LEAST we should do... AS SOON AS ODUMBA IS GONE AND THE REPUBS HAVE A WORKING MAJORITY IN CONGRESS.
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...