Defrauding the Government

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  1. chemgator
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    http://gma.yahoo.com/caught-act-wor...aims-162819558--abc-news-topstories.html?vp=1

    Apparently, former policemen and firemen are among the worst perpetrators of disability fraud. One was caught on-line teaching people how to commit fraud and get away with it after receiving $150k in benefits for psychological trauma suffered after 9-11 made him unable to work (even though he was working for an energy company and travelling internationally). Another pocketed a half million for being disabled with a crippling back injury, yet is still able to teach karate classes in Florida.

    More democrats in power = more government benefits = more fraud = less Americans working to support the system = more federal debt.
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    I have an ex business partner (democrat) who I found out filed a false disability claim with his insurer. His philosophy was that if he paid a dollar to an insurer, whether it was homeowners, auto, disability...whatever....he was going to collect 3 dollars back. I terminated the partnership when I learned of the fraud and he did not argue for fear I would report him to the insurer. Was surprised that I was never contacted.
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    Fraud is reprehensible and should be punished when uncovered. But to suggest one followers of one political party are more dishonest than those of the other party is laughable.
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    Punished?? Why - that depends on whether there is a favorible ROI - no??
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    I asked this same question when all the arrests in New York happened a few months ago: Do these people realize they're simply thieves or I wonder if they find some way to rationalize it?
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    They rationalize it.

    Start sending them to prison.
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    Their whole culture believes they deserve it just like generational welfare families do. It is ingrained in their culture that someone owes them something
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    Remember when the armored truck spilled thousands of dollars in downtown Miami years ago and the poor rushed out to steal the money. The liberal press chose to ignore the despicable behavior.
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    Also, poor people don't use race riots as an occasion to smash and loot.
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    I read the link from NYT - the behavior was NOT described as despicable. Moral dilema is as close as it got.
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    i'm curious how you rationalize posting so obviously and completely false. you don't feel the least bit embarrassed about it?
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    You're hilarious. Most of what you post is a deliberate attempt to divert the discussion and defend the indefensible. When you finally admit your President is a compulsive liar and 80% of the press supports and fears him, maybe you will be have earned enough cred to call out someone else's post as embarrassing.

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