Republican lawmakers have introduced legislation to ban welfare card use from liquor stores and strip clubs. This has democrats fighting mad. Elizabeth Lower-Basch, a senior analyst at the Center for Law and Social Policy, a progressive D.C. think tank says, “There’s no evidence that this is a widespread problem. And even when funds are withdrawn in those locations, it doesn’t mean that people are gambling away their benefits.”
Democratic Congresswoman Gwen Moore (D-MI) says cracking down on food stamp fraud is racist, or something.