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Corrections Officer Buys Thanksgiving Dinner With Inmate's Food Stamps

http://www.wrcbtv.com

While Gregory Sciance was locked inside the Hamilton County Jail for a probation violation, Sgt. Wanda Smith was out buying groceries with his food stamps. Due to lax security in the state's welfare program and lax morals on the part of Ms. Smith, she was able to unlock Sciance's EBT card and make several purchases totaling over $300. Now that Sciance is free from jail, the only place he can afford to eat is at the community soup kitchen.

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Created by celestrion 1 year 21 weeks ago – Made popular 1 year 21 weeks ago
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We Fund Dependency

http://www.realclearpolitics.com

"There are no jobs!" That is what people told me outside a government "jobs center" in New York City. But, 4 researchers quickly found 40 job openings. So what goes on at these government "job centers?" I asked a college intern, to find out. Her conclusions:
--It's easier to get welfare than to work.
--The government would rather sign me up for welfare than help me find work.
--America has taxpayer-funded bureaucracies that encourage people to be dependent. They incentivize people to take "free stuff," not to take initiative.

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Created by pmfalcon 1 year 27 weeks ago – Made popular 1 year 27 weeks ago
Category: Incompetence   Tags:
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No Cash Society

http://www.infowars.com

A no cash society? Read more here..................

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Created by LoveFreedomAndL... 2 years 14 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 13 weeks ago
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Record number of Americans get government help

http://money.cnn.com

One in six Americans is receiving help from the government, just as fiscal austerity threatens to reduce some of that aid.

Soaring unemployment during The Great Recession has driven tens of millions of people to the dole. Enrollment in Medicaid and food stamp programs are at record highs, while unemployment insurance rolls remain at elevated levels. Many people depend on more than one program.

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Created by Cyphase 2 years 37 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 37 weeks ago
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Change Constitution to Include Right to Laptop and iPod

http://www.youtube.com

Jesse Jackson Jr. Says Way Out of the Unemployment Crisis is to Change the Constitutional So Every Ghetto Kid Gets an iPod and a Laptop

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Created by Klaas 3 years 6 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 6 weeks ago
Category: Taxes, Fees & Fines   Tags:
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Obstacle to Deficit Cutting: A Nation on Entitlements - WSJ.com

http://online.wsj.com

Efforts to tame America's ballooning budget deficit could soon confront a daunting reality: Nearly half of all Americans live in a household in which someone receives government benefits, more than at any time in history.

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Created by slayerboy 3 years 30 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 30 weeks ago
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California welfare cards can be used in many casino ATMs

http://www.latimes.com

Times review finds that in more than half of the state's casinos and gaming rooms, welfare recipients can get cash from state-issued EBT cards. Officials say they're moving to block such transactions.

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Created by parallax 3 years 43 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 42 weeks ago
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Pelosi Tells Americans to Quit their Jobs

http://www.youtube.com

She's encouraging high unemployment and more welfare.

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Created by iconoclast2007 3 years 48 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 48 weeks ago
Category: Nanny State   Tags:
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Yoko and Change.org petitioning for a Dept of Peace

http://imaginepeace.com

Ironic isn't it? A Dept of Peace funded by coercion.

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Created by fingers 3 years 49 weeks ago – Made popular 3 years 49 weeks ago
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UK Family with 8 Kids Lives Middle Class Lifestyle from only Welfare

http://www.dailymail.co.uk

The Davey family's £815-a-week state handouts pay for a four-bedroom home, top-of-the-range mod cons and two vehicles including a Mercedes people carrier.
Father-of-seven Peter gave up work because he could make more living on benefits.
Yet he and his wife Claire are still not happy with their lot.
With an eighth child on the way, they are demanding a bigger house, courtesy of the taxpayer

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Created by Renniks 4 years 6 days ago – Made popular 4 years 6 days ago
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