Who is really faring well?

Lisa
4158 days ago.
 

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The more I watch the news, the more frustrated I become.  Our wonderful government wonders why we’re in so much debt, but yet they continue to spend our money foolishly, day after day after day.

I think they should take a hard look at the welfare system they have in place.  I recently saw a story regarding food stamp fraud and it made me want to scream!  There are these convenience store owners who will take someone’s $100 food stamp card and give the person $50 in cash.  The store owner then turns around and sends the $100 card in to the appropriate government agency and gets full credit for the $100!

This raises so many questions for me!  First of all, it’s our money that the government is using for this program.  I don’t know about you, but I work hard to help provide for my family.  Don’t get me wrong…there are people out there that definitely need and deserve the help.  I just think our government should have policies and procedures in place to stop this type of fraud.  Am I being selfish or does anyone else feel the same way?  Just sounding off…

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Lisa

Lisa actively supports Stray Rescue of St. Louis and anything related to animal rescue. She would like to travel to Germany one day to research her ancestors that came to America during World War 2.

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