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  •  In NC some years ago, a welfare bust netted (3+ / 0-)
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    NeverThere, Treetrunk, alice kleeman

    mostly eligibility workers who either falsified eligibility papers for family and friends or else made up people and then collected the checks.  These may be the dead people referred to by Norquist.  However, in these cases it is the middle class which is the cheats.  The indigent lack access to the system in order to commit wholesale fraud  

    •  or time to commit fraud . . .. (2+ / 0-)
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      Treetrunk, DSPS owl

      When you are trying to make ends meet and scrambling for child-care or your job or trying to make that dollar last until next month, you usually don't have the time to engage in any large scale fraud.

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