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“FL: Candidates call for fed probe into mass absentee vote fraud claim

   “At least two candidates who
lost primary elections Aug. 14 in
Miami-Dade County are asking for an investigation into fraudulent absentee ballots, pointing to the ongoinginvestigation of vote fraud in themayoral race as indicative of a larger trend.”

No surprises here for those of us who have been paying attention . Just confirmation of what we’ve known all along .

  “TAMPA — More than 3 1/2 years after the president’s celebrated signing of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act , the program
remains a hot target for critics, who
view the billions in federal spending as ripe for waste, fraud and abuse.

  And now, a new report is confirming that very fact, demonstrating how Florida played host to multiple tales of inefficient, unaccountable and, in some cases, lost stimulus dollars — millions
and counting. “

Food Stamp Fraud Explodes when we have ” the Food Stamp President ” ?

“Fraud is skyrocketing as states shift from issuing paper-based food stamps to plastic, electronic benefits transfer cards preloaded with a monthly limit of cash intended only for food purchases.

  Examples of fraud prompted Congress to take action, with President Obama signing a law in February intended to prevent EBT cardholders from spending their money on tattoos and at strip
clubs, liquor stores and casinos.

  Here’s a state-by-state listing of some EBT fraud stories: ”