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Paying Off the Dead

This is nuts.

The Social Security Administration sent  about 89,000 stimulus payments of $250 each to dead and incarcerated people — but almost half of them were returned, a new inspector-general’s report has found.

The kicker is that the stimulus legislation did not include a provision for the Social Security Administration to automatically pull back the money so, in some cases, the money is sitting in checking accounts of dead people.We’re talking $12 million, which Democrats will say is not a lot and the rest of us will note is $12 million more than should have been paid.It has come to this: Democrats are not only getting the dead to vote, but paying them for their votes too.

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