House votes to ban welfare debit cards in strip clubs

Bars and ClubsDining and DrinkingPoliticsInterior PolicyPension and WelfareCharles W. Boustany, Jr.Mitt Romney

If you love ‘makin’ it rain' up in the strip club, you might want to be sure your dollar bills aren’t coming from Uncle Sam.

The House of Representatives recently passed legislation that would make it illegal to withdraw welfare money from ATMs in strip clubs, liquor stores and casinos.

Representative Charles Boustany (R-LA) is the chief sponsor of the legislation.

"I am determined to continue to fight waste, fraud and abuse on behalf of the taxpayer," said Boustany.

We're not knocking your effort, but did you really have to pick on the record 46-million people living in poverty?

Why can’t you be more like Mitt Romney? He's already told us he is "not concerned about the very poor."

If US lawmakers are looking for some spare change, how about the nearly nine-billion dollars in cash that simply 'disappeared' in Iraq?

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