Blue State Government Fraud and Scamming

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  1. MyLazyHand

    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    Illinois, the home of President Barack Obama and many other lefties, is currently SCAMMING THE POPULACE by committing lottery fraud. If you win, they don't pay.

    Welcome to liberal politics.

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    Lottery winners in Illinois may have hit the jackpot - but they have not been paid.

    The state recently announced that it was not paying out any winnings worth more than $600 until its budget crisis is resolved - but it's still running TV ads promoting the lottery.

    An attorney representing some of the winners, Tom Zimmerman, has said there is a staggering $288 million in winnings waiting to be paid out.
     
  2. MyLazyHand

    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    This is the kind of crap they pull in Venezuela.

    The reason the Illinois politicians are fucking idiots is this: they raise TONS of cash by operating the lottery. If they stop paying the winners, they'll lose even more money when people wise up and quit playing.

    Thanks, Libs. Good thinking. As though a lottery isn't enough of a license to steal, now you've decided to stop paying the winners...indefinitely.

    The country is unravelling around the edges. One day, it will go full tilt.
     
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  3. ScottBaiosPenis

    ScottBaiosPenis Well-Known Member

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    sounds like legislative obstructionism
     
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    Howchilla VIP Extreme Gold

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    The state doesn't have a budget. They have been twiddling their thumbs for months.

    For awhile the most someone could get on a payout was 25k. Now it's $600. I can care less about some lottery fiend having to wait for their big payout.

    I'm more worried about some essential programs that are being staggered back due to these assholes in Springfield (Republicans and Democrats).
     
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  5. Willowglen

    Willowglen Lookin thru the glass ceiling & up Stephs skirt VIP

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    Funny how you leave out the fact that since Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner wont sign off on the budget the law says they cant release the money to write the checks.
     
  6. MyLazyHand

    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    I really don't know Illinois politics, but it's a blue state forever.

    This mess is nothing new.

    How is it LEGAL or ethical to sell lottery tickets when you're not going to pay out the winnings?
     
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    yaddc Well-Known Member

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    People are dopes. They will keep playing.
     
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    That's too funny. How can they do that?
     
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    Howchilla VIP Extreme Gold

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    I don't get it. If that's the case, why start an incendiary thread? For clicks?

    The lottery fund basically is using a discretionary fund to pay out the low winners. The money they take in for lottery, like tax money from the Illinois people is just sitting there waiting to be approriated by a budget.
     
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    MyLazyHand Russia and France Know What to Do

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    The reason given is the "budget crisis."

    The Illinois budget has been in crisis for a long time, and it will continue to be in crisis long after this year.

    I suspect the Republican Governor is trying to put an end to the constant deficits which have created the problem.
     
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    So once again your are running your mouth about things you nothing about. Must be a day that ends in Y
     
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    Howchilla VIP Extreme Gold

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    Illinois could stop selling lottery tickets but there would be a damn rampage from the lottery addicts who throw away their money on a daily basis. You'd be amazed at the amount of people who line up and plunk down $20,$40 for a scratch-offs and daily draw.
     
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    i disagree with the premise of blue and red states
     
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    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    I've heard of this kind of thing before.
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    LaserT You have to have fun. Gold

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    So I'm guessing the 29 cents of every dollar goes to education, is not happening either. Shocker.
     
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    It's the fault of our republican governor.
     
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    I dont giive two shits about Chicago corrupt politcs, I do love the shit out of the CBS Radio Mystery Theater so I had to like.
     
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    Meh, big deal.

    All they need is a young, aspiring Race Baiter Ginsberg-esque judge in training to sanction their blatantly fraudulent practices and then there isn't shit we can do about it.
     
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    Or if it's like California, then they'll give the .29¢ from the lottery proceeds to the schools, as promised, and then turn right around and take back .29¢ that had previously been going to the schools from the general fund.

    Oh, and then complain that our public schools are chronically underfunded. That's straight out of the DNC playbook. :D
     
  20. ScottBaiosPenis

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    the ol reverse Robin Hood