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India paying welfare directly, aiming to end fraud
Associated Press ^ | Jan 1, 2013 7:51 PM EST | Muneeza Naqvi

Posted on 01/02/2013 10:51:37 AM PST by Olog-hai

India will pay billions of dollars in social welfare money directly to its poor under a new program that aims to cut out the middlemen blamed for the massive fraud that plagues the system.

Previously, officials only handed out cash to the poor after taking a cut—if they didn't keep all of it for themselves—and were known to enroll fake recipients or register unqualified people. The program inaugurated Tuesday would see welfare money directly deposited into recipients’ bank accounts and require them to prove their identity with biometric data, such as fingerprints or retina scans. …

The program is loosely based on Brazil’s widely praised Bolsa Familia program, which has helped lift more than 19 million people out of poverty since 2003. It will begin in 20 of the country’s 640 districts Tuesday, affecting more than 200,000 recipients, and will be progressively rolled out in other areas in the coming months, (Finance Minister P.) Chidambaram said Monday. The country has 440 million people living below the poverty line. …

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TOPICS: Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 666; india; welfare
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1 posted on 01/02/2013 10:51:44 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

require them to prove their identity with biometric data, such as fingerprints or retina scans. …
***Or a chip implant, coming soon.


2 posted on 01/02/2013 10:54:06 AM PST by Kevmo ("A person's a person, no matter how small" ~Horton Hears a Who)
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India is in the process of creating a biometric database (iris scans) for all 1.3 billion of its citizens.

666 prototype.


4 posted on 01/02/2013 10:59:27 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: F15Eagle
Funny that nobody renders it χξϛ as it appeared in the Textus Receptus, though.
5 posted on 01/02/2013 11:04:18 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Kevmo

We all want voter ID. I see nothing wrong with what India is doing to guarantee that taxpayers money is not being stolen.


7 posted on 01/02/2013 11:10:57 AM PST by wiggen (The teacher card. When the racism card just won't work.)
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To: Kevmo
require them to prove their identity with biometric data, such as fingerprints or retina scans. …
***Or a chip implant, coming soon.

But never, ever, ever for voting!

8 posted on 01/02/2013 11:17:27 AM PST by null and void (The world is full of Maple Streets.)
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To: Olog-hai

That’s nothing, our welfare payments originate in China.

The process to convert the sweat of communist economic slaves into Pall Malls and Air Jordans for democratic voters is more circuitous one than even Little Lord Krugman could describe with a bottomless pot of ink.


9 posted on 01/02/2013 11:33:26 AM PST by februus
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To: Buckeye McFrog; F15Eagle

666 or 999 doesn’t mean anything to Indians. It’s just a number.


10 posted on 01/02/2013 11:35:05 AM PST by ravager (I)
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To: wiggen

We all want voter ID. I see nothing wrong with what India is doing to guarantee that taxpayers money is not being stolen.
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I agree 100%. Something akin to this should also be instituted for voter ID in the US to counter the rampant vote fraud the Democrats wage—increasingly successfully. If “backward” countries such as Mexico and India can do biometrics to prevent fraud, surely the US could. And I would defy any liberal to attempt to claim that their precious “disadvantaged” don’t have biometric markers and thus any such biometric scheme would be voter suppression.

And as a bible believing Christian, I say that anyone claiming that this would represent the “mark of the beast” is either being silly or is a troll for the Democratic Underground.


13 posted on 01/02/2013 12:01:14 PM PST by House Atreides
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To: Olog-hai

Previously, officials only handed out cash to the poor after taking a cut—if they didn’t keep all of it for themselves—and were known to enroll fake recipients or register unqualified people.

The Democrats do the same thing in the good old USA.


14 posted on 01/02/2013 12:17:12 PM PST by Chief901 (Tyranny coming to an area near you soon !)
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To: House Atreides

If you’re going to say that, then it’d be helpful to include what you believe the mark would be.

And a handle referencing Dune and its version of Islam?


15 posted on 01/02/2013 12:25:34 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: F15Eagle

“Oh, of course. Satan quashes the Gospel wherever he can.”

That sounds like Satan is more omnipotent then God. Not sure Satan is squashing anything, Indians just follow a different path.

India for a long time barely had any form of photo identification for most of her people. And if people give up on welfare to stay away from 999 that’s fine too. Although I am yet to see anyone in US give up on welfare for fear of Satan.


16 posted on 01/02/2013 12:51:48 PM PST by ravager (I)
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To: Olog-hai

If you’re going to say that, then it’d be helpful to include what you believe the mark would be.

And a handle referencing Dune and its version of Islam?
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“...include what you believe the mark would be” Well, it sure wouldn’t be any biometric markers that have been imprinted upon me by God (e.g., fingerprints, retina patterns) and his nature. I see nothing wrong with my identity being positively confirmed by such god given markers which are unique to each individual person.

As to your 2nd paranoid illusion/question—I can assure you that I am neither from the fictional desert planet Arrakis nor am I a muslim.


18 posted on 01/02/2013 1:18:11 PM PST by House Atreides
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To: F15Eagle

We are all minorities here. And that’s a good thing. I don’t accept or reject the Gospel. I believe what I believe and that my private thing. I m happy with my belief and you be happy with yours and we are fine.

And I don’t believe Satan rules the world but to each his/ her own.


19 posted on 01/02/2013 1:25:27 PM PST by ravager (I)
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To: House Atreides

So you don’t know what it is.

And that was a little bit defensive over the handle. After all, the character my handle is derived from would (within the context of the fictional world of his origin) worship the Great Eye . . . (and I myself am Christian)


20 posted on 01/02/2013 1:27:56 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Buckeye McFrog
Any technology built by man can be countered by man.


21 posted on 01/02/2013 1:31:44 PM PST by Clock King
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To: F15Eagle

Don’t sweat it. If it is rejection it’s fine by me. I don’t quite understand why you have throw the Bible passages at me like a religious retard. Do you want me to throw some Bhagwat Gita passages at you just to return the compliments?


23 posted on 01/02/2013 1:48:49 PM PST by ravager (I)
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To: F15Eagle

The only remark I made was the 666 makes no sense to an Indian. It wasn’t really an invitation for a rapid fire round of Biblical passages.

And I already know the BG would be wasted on you but I didn’t quite get why you persisted with your Biblical salvo. And while it might be common for you, I just think its silly.


25 posted on 01/02/2013 2:23:57 PM PST by ravager (I)
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To: Olog-hai

They’ve been soon the same here in Brazil since the Lula administration. It’s a choice between the bennies getten eaten up by the bureaucrats, or by the moochers.


26 posted on 01/02/2013 3:52:52 PM PST by Clemenza ("History, I believe, furnishes no example of a priest-ridden people maintaining a free civil governm)
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To: wiggen

We all want voter ID. I see nothing wrong with
***It will start out as an innocuous, agreeable thing. Then...

Revelation 13:4
People worshiped the dragon because he had given authority to the beast, and they also worshiped the beast and asked, “Who is like the beast? Who can wage war against it?”
Revelation 13:3-5


27 posted on 01/02/2013 3:55:13 PM PST by Kevmo ("A person's a person, no matter how small" ~Horton Hears a Who)
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To: F15Eagle

It does. Doing it with anyone doesn’t make it any better.


30 posted on 01/03/2013 1:23:32 AM PST by ravager (I)
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To: F15Eagle; ravager

If you truly believed in the “666” (Hindu numerals,LOL) hoopla, you’d just about now gather every government-endorsed document in your possession linking your name to it, make a pile of it all, and set it on fire.

That means all property deeds, passports, identification documents, financial instruments bearing your name, credit cards, debit cards, tax receipts, social security cards, birth certificates, etc. until you are free from the government controlling any aspect of your life through means other than nameless paper or coin currency.

Until you do that, you are a mere screaming hypocrite. The “Beast” already has you ID’d but you just haven’t realised it yet.


32 posted on 01/07/2013 12:04:23 PM PST by James C. Bennett (An Australian.)
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To: F15Eagle

How does one escape being ID’d in America? It’s impossible. Which leads to the conclusion that ALL Americans are already ID’d, if they are American citizens.

So, the “mark” has been accepted, and is required for any assistance / facilitation involving the Amercan government (the “Beast”). It’s not most, it’s all.

India is still a far cry away from the surveillance / ID society that America already is. India has far fewer cops per thousand population to monitor them than America has, in the present.


35 posted on 01/07/2013 12:43:00 PM PST by James C. Bennett (An Australian.)
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To: F15Eagle

What is so special about a retina scan that makes it qualitatively different from any other ID? An Indian citizen has better chances of going through life without needing any ID than an American citizen. Biometrics or not, the system has all Americans tagged like cattle, de facto. And Americans gulped it down without as much as a whimper.


37 posted on 01/07/2013 1:47:20 PM PST by James C. Bennett (An Australian.)
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To: F15Eagle

You still have to renew your ID if you lose it, to continue living as before. You can’t expect to be totally disconnected from the system before agents are out to get you.

It is impossible to live an ID-less life in America. The system has enough data about you, your ancestors, your bosses, your neighbours to trace back your identity, regardless.


39 posted on 01/07/2013 3:39:09 PM PST by James C. Bennett (An Australian.)
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