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TupeloTiger
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Food Stamp abuse 2012


I know I'll get slammed and attacked on here when I bring this up,but, I've to reveal it to anyone who cares. I know this is an LSU board,but,here goes. I just went to Wal-Mart shopping. I walked up to check-out and 5 young women with small children were in line ahead of me. They had all kinds of expensive meat,bakery, and frozen foods,a lot. After they paid with their EBT Food Stamp card, I watched them go over to the service desk and return a lot of it for cash. I was p.o.'d when they walked right over to toys and bought what looked like Christmas present toys with the food stamps cash. It's not right. One of them took a $20 bill and went over to get cigarettes. There's so much abuse and fraud. About 6 months ago I hired a painter to paint one of our store buildings. He asked for an advance on his money, I couldn't. He left and came back in 45 minutes all happy. He went to someone and sold $300.00 worth of Food Stamps for $100.00 to pay his cell phone bill that day before they cut it off. These 2 things happened to me regarding food stamps this year. Is it right?






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bunky
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Member since Jul 2011
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re: Food Stamp abuse 2012


This thread again





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white perch
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the bright, happy side of hell
Member since Apr 2012
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This happens all the time.





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idlewatcher
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I just went to Wal-Mart shopping


Should've quit reading after this.

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hey had all kinds of expensive meat,bakery, and frozen foods,a lot.


Expensive meat eh? Please explain.







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Gmorgan4982
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It's not right.
So, in the next election, you're not going to vote for any Republicans or Democrats, right?






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deltaland
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Member since Mar 2011
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They need to make it where if you return the food, you show the receipt and it specifies on that receipt you paid with an EBT card. Then they simply swipe the card and put the money back on it. Simple fix to this problem but they won't do it.





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shinerfan
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Member since Sep 2009
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I didn't know you could return expensive meat.


A little bit if you ask me.






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C
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They need to
just have food banks of rice, beans, and flour.






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mauser
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Mobile
Member since Nov 2008
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It's called buying votes.






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bmy
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After they paid with their EBT Food Stamp card, I watched them go over to the service desk and return a lot of it for cash.


you know how i know ur lying?






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CamdenTiger
Member since Aug 2009
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It's called buying votes.



Sad, but true






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LSURoss
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Shreveport, LA
Member since Dec 2007
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They got in an Escalade, didn't they?





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BigAppleTiger
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How do you feel about tax fraud? What are the comparable numbers that each costs the country each year?





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BigBoyTiger
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Chicago
Member since Aug 2005
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How do you feel about tax fraud? What are the comparable numbers that each costs the country each year?


God, I knew you would say something like that. You never cease to amaze me. You want the grand entitlement state...the nanny state...don't you?

ETA: SOAK THE RICH!!! THEY WILL TAKE CARE OF THE REST OF US!!!!!



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thekingfish225
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Baton Rouge
Member since Aug 2010
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Bull shite story





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Jbird
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Member since Oct 2012
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re: Food Stamp abuse 2012


I know a few people that sell there EBT card at .50 on the dollar, it happens alot.





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PortCityGirl35
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Shreveport
Member since Oct 2012
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quote:

TupeloTiger



Did you report any of it?






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TigerMyth36
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just have food banks of rice, beans, and flour.






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Da Hammer
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Folsom
Member since May 2008
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Expensive meat and Wal-Mart seem like Oxymorons, however I agree the story happens and it's bull shite.





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tigertrax101
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mike's jungle
Member since Nov 2008
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re: Food Stamp abuse 2012


This abuse sucks! No Grace! The Lord sees all. When I see abuse like this I have to ask God for patience. I know they will answer for it one day.





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