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re: Chavis departure details - Baton Rouge Advocate - mmcgrath
[quote]Read the article again.[/quote] I did. Alleva sent the letter demanding $400K before Chavis submitted a resignation letter. Picture means nothing. ...


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re: 11 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Buy With Food Stamps - mmcgrath
[quote]Electronic Benefits Transfer. Correct, yes? How sweet is that ... you don't even have to get off your arse ... and "benefits" simply electronically show up on the card.[/quote] It is great as it reduces costs for administering the program and also reduces the "change" issue I mentioned...


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re: 11 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Buy With Food Stamps - mmcgrath
[quote]How do you know that? Are you claiming SNAP does not provide welfare recipients with electronic food stamps in the form of an EBT? Are you saying these EBTs do not allow recipients to withdraw money at ATMs - even ones in casinos and strip clubs? [/quote] A) Because I am familiar with ...


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re: Former Fox Station Employee Shoots Himself Outside News Corporation Building - mmcgrath
[quote]Right wing gun nut? [/quote][quote]Phillip Perea, a 41-year-old man who previously worked for a Fox station in [b]Austin, Tex[/b].[/quote] Could be. But I am going with general type of nut who happened to live in Texas where everyone owns a gun. ...


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re: 11 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Buy With Food Stamps - mmcgrath
[quote]THAT is a strawman. The OP had nothing whatsoever to do with "getting rid" of food stamps. Not one damn thing. The OP had to do with ABUSE OF THE PROGRAM! Are you claiming the program's design does not lend itself to abuse? Is that your argument?[/quote] That discussion wasn't r...


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re: NYT Columnist Mad - His Son was Detained (But Was Let Go, Alive) - mmcgrath
[quote]Its the pulling of a gun on him that is the question for me. If the cop felt in danger then sure. Was the cop scared of a stack of books in his hand? Do the cops pull guns on every suspect to be questioned?[/quote] Not much use with these guys. They claim that you should pull a gun on a...


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re: 11 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Buy With Food Stamps - mmcgrath
[quote]Nope, it's pretty common knowledge food stamps are being abused. Sorry for using common sense?[/quote] Is it common or typical? [b]No.[/b] [quote]Your strawman argument is that some conservatives use it so it must be hypocritical for conservatives to be against it.[/quote] That isn't a straw ...


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re: 11 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Buy With Food Stamps - mmcgrath
[quote]OK ... so anyone who has gone to a Walmart or pretty much any store knows there is abuse. [/quote] Where would you like people on public assistance to shop? [quote]Why in the hell is EBT accepted in Lafayette at a damn seafood shop? Surely ... shrimp, crabs, and crawfish is something that a p...


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re: Obama smells blood in the water, re: middle class savings. - mmcgrath
Income from 529's weren't tax exempt until recently. Obama is just putting it back to the way it was. Like under Reagan. :usa:...


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re: 11 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Buy With Food Stamps - mmcgrath
[quote][quote]then why are conservatives on it as well[/quote]Some people legitimately need it. Conservative and liberal. It can be used in the way it is intended but it typically is not. ETA: When you have to use a strawman argument to advance your point you have lost the debate.[/quote] Saying...


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re: 11 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Buy With Food Stamps - mmcgrath
[quote]Whoever allowed EBT cards to be used on ATMs is one dumb son of a bitch.[/quote] How is sending them a check better than a deposit on an EBT card, super smart guy? ...


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re: The 20 Hottest Libertarian Ladies of 2015 - mmcgrath
Not very ethnically diverse....


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re: 11 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Buy With Food Stamps - mmcgrath
[quote]Can someone tell me one good reason for having a "cash assistance program"?[/quote] We can't decide on a limited list of non-food essentials....


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re: This team will make the elite 8 - mmcgrath
There is no one on LSU's team this year that you would start at the point over Mitchell. [quote] who on '06 beats out the combination patterson and [u]gray[/u]?[/quote] Anyone and anyone's mom. You would be hard pressed to say that TQ is difinitively better than Temple, although he could get...


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re: This team will make the elite 8 - mmcgrath
[quote]on paper, it looks clear to me that this team is more talented than that team.[/quote] :dope: You should really quit while you are behind. When you put them all together on one roster, I am not sure that anyone on this year's team makes the starting lineup. ...


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re: has LSU ever had a National Player of the Year? - mmcgrath
[quote][quote]if we had chris jackson without the twin towers he never would have had the chance to have open three after open three.[/quote]Blanton or Singelton played center.[/quote] I must have forgotten about the original "Twin Towers". :lol: All those wide open shots he had... amazing how n...


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re: Flight Logs Put Clinton, Dershowitz on Pedophile Billionaire’s Sex Jet - mmcgrath
[quote]Why would Bill Clinton do something that would leave a record of him being on pedophile's sex jet? I find it hard to believe. [/quote] A) The plane was probably leased to any number of people when Epstein wasn't using it. The initials, which include the lady mentioned in the OP, apparen...


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re: What having taller guards helps - mmcgrath
[quote]Hornsby and Quartermann also work their arse off to fight screens and make sure every single shot is defended. Only then does the height matter.[/quote] Their effort and better recognition of good shooters is way more important than height. Plus with Patterson and Gray we are really only talle...


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re: Would Martin be a 1st Rounder after playing with Blakeney and Simmons? - mmcgrath
Since Simmons is coming out he would be behind him. But I think he is a first rounder this year....


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re: 11 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Buy With Food Stamps - mmcgrath
[quote]This thread is kinda strange because I don't think anyone carefully read the original post, maybe not even the OP himself (no offense to anyone). [/quote] The OP and some of the articles mix up SNAP with other programs that use the EBT card. The EBT card is just a really great system that tak...


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