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Quelle Surprise, Yet Again…


"I'm shocked, SHOCKED!"

“I’m shocked, SHOCKED!”

I’ve used the above felicitous phrase two or three times in blog post titles, and about 17 more in the written text.  I should no longer use this expression, however, as I am no longer surprised…

This from Illinois, land of the dead voter…

h/t Gloria

A story from AP Mobile:

Audit: State paid $12 million in health costs — for dead people

Cook County has long been ridiculed for allowing dead people cast votes, but the state may have just garnered a new distinction.
It paid $12 million in health care for people who were already dead – including in one case, for a person who had died in 1989.
A new financial audit released by Auditor General Bill Holland’s office on Thursday found that the Illinois Department of Health…

About guffaw1952

I'm a child of the 50's. libertarian, now medically-retired. I've been a certified firearms trainer, a private investigator, and worked for a major credit card company for almost 22 years. I am a proud NRA Life Member. I am a limited-government, free-market capitalist, who believes in the U.S. Constitution and the Rule of Law.


10 thoughts on “Quelle Surprise, Yet Again…

  1. Have to keep those dead voters healthy.

    Posted by robertsgunshop | June 3, 2014, 8:28 am
  2. Bill Whittle had a throwaway line (for him) in one of his videos: “I’m no longer surprised at what I’m no longer surprised at”. I keep coming back to that more and more these days.

    I’d be surprised if they weren’t paying for dead people.

    Posted by SiGraybeard | June 3, 2014, 8:39 am
  3. One wonders who’s pocket those $$ were going into???

    Posted by Old NFO | June 3, 2014, 8:46 am
  4. When I die does that mean I’m stuck voting for Democrats?
    First time for everything I guess…

    Posted by KM | June 3, 2014, 11:47 am
  5. You’re just prejudiced against the metabolically-challenged…. 😉

    Posted by AuricTech | June 4, 2014, 8:19 am

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