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Originally posted by Deny Arrogance
reply to post by Moonsouljah
$25 a week for food?
$3 a day?
$1 a meal?
Where do you live and what the heck do you eat?
And why don't you spend more, because you can't or because you won't?
They are skewed. The only people they count are those on unemployemnt not the people that have run out or given up looking for work. And theres alot of them. I could name 15 people right now if I wanted to.
Originally posted by HappilyEverAfter
reply to post by wantsome
I wonder if those numbers they put out there arent a little skewed? In my travels around and experiences I'd have to say the unemployment is alot higher than what theyre saying.
Originally posted by seagull
reply to post by nixie_nox
It does get reported when we see it. There's the catch though, we "know" it's happening, 'cause some of the little so and so's admit it, they get a kick out of it. But proving it is a whole 'nother thing entirely. I know one gentleman, and I use the term loosely, who told me he has three different accounts. I've no reason to doubt him...
So far as being useful, it is. Don't get me wrong here, if you need it to help keep your kids fed, and a roof over said kids head, hey, I'll help you fill out the paperwork. That's what EBT is there for. It's not, however, there so people can play video games all night and sleep all day.
There needs to be much more stringent rules put into place here. That is, essentially, all I'm saying.