As we know, Sullivan County government is practically broke.
In my last Writer’s Workshop of Sullivan County article, I argued that the County Legislature has mislaid much of the blame associated with its perilous financial circumstances on supposed rampant welfare and Medicaid fraud.
And as a consequence in fixating fault on servicing the poor, they created a new, well-paid position for going after and recouping from these cheats, with the possibility of recipients wrongfully going to jail.
I also contended the unlikelihood that the same form of justice will be meted-out to rich and powerful welfare suppliers.
I called for the similar criminal prosecution of hospitals and doctors that provide unneeded medical tests and treatments, along with unscrupulous food merchants who can easily accept food stamps in payment for disallowed items, like dog food.
So what’s really the answer that doesn’t fix blame on the poor alone?….Continue Reading Join Mailing List