Shocking Video Reveals Vulnerability to Fraud within Maine’s Welfare System

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    http://www.mainepolicy.org/2011/08/...ility-to-fraud-within-maine’s-welfare-system/

    :clap2::clap2::clap2:

    People are waking up.

    Any chance it will happen?
     
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    No. There will be much wailing and gnashing of teeth from the left.
     
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    Interesting but consider Enron, Worldcom, Madoff, outsourcing, etc etc etc and one wonders about this deeply felt anguish over cheating? Is cheating only cheating when labeled with that big bad word "welfare?" Or is that word simply another version of Pavlov's bell for the wingnuts on the right who are too brain dead to see the whole world, or even just a small part of it.

    The Conservative Nanny State

    "Economist Dean Baker debunks the myth that conservatives favor the market over government intervention. In fact, conservatives rely on a range of “nanny state” policies that ensure the rich get richer while leaving most Americans worse off. It’s time for the rules to change. Sound economic policy should harness the market in ways that produce desirable social outcomes – decent wages, good jobs and affordable health care."
     
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    That's what I suspect. "What about the children?" they will cry.

    I wonder how soon this kid who posed as a drug dealer will have his reputation and life threatened for exposing the truth. Killing the messenger must be in Alinsky's book somewhere.
     
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    Is breitbart involved?
     
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    Would be a bit more informative if they described what the assets test rules are for the relevant program.
     
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    Of course it is in everybody's interests to end welfare fraud.

    Tell me, how much Welfare fraud was uncovered here in Maine?

    Any?
     
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    In fairness, it's billed as a shocking video that shows "potential for fraud." Not actual fraud.
     
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    I for one am shocked to find out that there is a potential for fraud.

    :lol:
     

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