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Comment Just sign here (Score 1) 406

I MIGHT have be able to go along with this given that we properly vet everyone for said disability...then they throw this gem in there -->

"The borrowers identified by the Department won't have to go through the typical application process for receiving a disability discharge, which requires sending in documented proof of their disability. Instead, the borrower will simply have to sign and return the completed application enclosed in the letter."


How in the world is this good public policy?!?!? Your going to forgive possibly 10s if not 100's of thousands of dollars in debt, that every single one of these people entered into an agreement voluntarily with the govt and signed off on without coercion, and your going to do it with out a vetting process at all, just on their word, UNBELIEVABLE!

Comment Please no, just stop with this (Score 1) 145

At least UPS FedEx and the like to a certain extent vet their employees. I don't want some yahoo at my house delivering my packages, playing catch with them and god know what else (staking out my house - get off my lawn).

Sure we can "leave a bad review" but by then it's too fucking late. And to what end - they get "fired" and I got broken shit - big deal, they just move on to the next Uber job.

With the traditional services, you jack around - like the fedEx monitor delivery guy and get caught, you really get FIRED, and there goes your livelihood.

Comment Re:What happens when (Score 1) 1291

a) I do care because it's been shown time and time and time again already (via food stamps and EBT fraud) that people dont buy/use what its intended for. How are is the program going to police that? Its a cut check remember? Did you always spend your allowance wisely? It may help a poor soul who's lost a job survive, but there are MILLIONS already on the dole who could care less about spending it correctly. So if Joe uses his BIC to buy cigs and lottery tickets and not food for his kids or a roof over there head, are we going to turn around and keep giving them even more money/bailouts? I'm mean we cant' just let them starve right? That's why we're here in the first place. And the cycle not only continues but amplifies. b) The whole point of the BIC is to keep them out of the streets and from starving right? Full circle to argument a) at what point do we cut of the teet and prepare for the outcome (rotting corpses in the streets) c) Well for BIC I'm forced to pay and dont have a choice but as far as someone else helping them post BIC no issue - but why can't we do that pre BIC?

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