Sunday, July 21, 2013

Carry-out, EBT style

The New York Post finds a mind-blowing example of public assistance tax dollars at work:
Welfare recipients are buying groceries with their Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) cards and packing them in giant barrels for the trip overseas, The Post found. 
The practice is so common that hundreds of 45- to 55-gallon cardboard and plastic barrels line the walls of supermarkets in almost every Caribbean corner of the city.

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