The Hang Fire Books Blog

The rantings of a bookdealer in Brooklyn, New York.

Thursday, January 10, 2008

The Zombie Welfare State

Two men have been arrested in New York after wheeling a dead friend propped up in an office chair through busy streets to a check-cashing outlet in an attempt to cash his social security payment.

The apparent plan to cash ---------'s $355 welfare check, even though the 66 year old had recently died, was foiled after an off duty policeman spotted a crowd which had gathered around the seated corpse....(more at Guardian Unlimited)
We'll need more than a lockbox to save social security now!

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