Today, the House Homeland Security subcommittee will hear testimony about the use and abuse of FEMA funds for "supposed" Hurricane Katrina and Rita "victims." These "victims" as it turns out (according to ongoing investigations by the General Accountability Office) were so overwrought by the tragedies that one needed 70 days of R&R in Hawai'i, another sought respite in the Dominican Republic, and yet another found comfort in the New Orleans Saints by purchasing season tickets.
In question at today's hearings, a mere $1.4 BILLION.
Just to reiterate, giving out government debit cards: bad idea. Read more about the abuse of taxpayer funds here.