***Obama stands alone. He really does not care what anybody thinks. He proved that when he headed for the golf course after a tepid, cursory, wish-I-didn't-have-to-do-this statement about the beheading of an American journalist by terrorists, captured on video. What a slap in the face to patriotic Americans.
***Fraud in plain sight: Food stamps sold online for art, housing, cash. Aren't you happy to be paying for these people to live better than you do?
Food stamp recipients were selling their benefits online in exchange for money, housing or even art, according to a report federal investigators released Thursday that showed states manage to catch just a fraction of potential fraud in the sprawling program.
Use of the food stamps, now officially known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, has skyrocketed under President Obama, reaching 47 million recipients at a cost of $76 billion last year. But states recovered just $74 million in fraudulent payments the previous year, according to the Government Accountability Office.
GAO investigators reviewed records from 11 states and found they lacked sufficient staff and tools to catch fraud in the ballooning program.