The Poster BABY For Your Tax Dollars At Wor...errr... At Play

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    For anyone who is struggling to make ends meet while working a job or two and paying his taxes on time, take heart! Your efforts make possible the following lifestyle (which Big Meanie Senator Coburn is trying TO HARSH):

    A key senator has asked the Social Security Administration to investigate how people who live their lives role-playing as “adult babies” are able to get taxpayer-funded disability payments — after one of them was featured on a recent reality TV episode wearing diapers, feeding from a bottle and using an adult-sized crib he built.

    Sen. Tom Coburn, Oklahoma Republican and the Senate’s top waste-watcher, asked the agency’s inspector general to look into 30-year-old Stanley Thornton Jr. and his roommate, Sandra Dias, who acts as his “mother,” saying it’s not clear why they are collecting Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits instead of working.

    “Given that Mr. Thornton is able to determine what is appropriate attire and actions in public, drive himself to complete errands, design and custom-make baby furniture to support a 350-pound adult and run an Internet support group, it is possible that he has been improperly collecting disability benefits for a period of time,” Mr. Coburn wrote in a letter Monday to Inspector General Patrick P. O'Carroll Jr....



    Senator questions benefits to 'adult baby' - Washington Times
     
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    There are probably thousands of similar stories.
    One issue is that the cost to root out such fraud and abuse outweighs the effort. Not that justice itself wouldn't require it.
     
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    That's just sick. The dude wanting to be a baby and the system that allows it. And 350lbs? On our dime? BS.
     
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    Wow. Just wow.
     
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    Doesn't it make you proud of our government to have created a situation where a 350 lb. man can live like a baby off of the payroll taxes paid by struggling minimum wage workers?
     
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    Works for me. One less free loader sucking off the government teat.


     
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    He's sucking more than just the government's teat, no doubt.
     
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    :lol:

    Either way i really don't care what his problem is, no way should he be getting an entitlement that you and i are paying for. If he kills himself...GREAT!!!

     
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    I would so not cry him a river.

    And his nurse should be yanked off of SS as well.
     
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