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Lost & Found

Lost: Female German Shepherd, about 2 years old, pink collar, lost from Hickory Hill/Great Oaks Subdivisions off FM 539, La Vernia, on Thurs., Feb. 4. Reward! 830-947-3465.
Found: Basset Hound, Hwy. 97 W./Hospital Blvd., Floresville. Call 830-391-2153 between 9 a.m.-11:30 p.m.
Bear, please come home! Missing since October 22, 2014, black Manx cat (no tail), shy. Reward! Help him find his way home. 210-635-7560.
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*Fair Housing notice. All help wanted advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or an intention, to make any such preference limitation or discrimination." This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for help wanted ads, which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis.
Hiring lawn maintenance laborers, transportation needed to get to Elmendorf yard, 4+ years experience is mandatory, must have clean record, work available year round, great pay. Call for phone interview, 512-359-2640.
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Untrue Resident  
Floresville  
April 16, 2014 9:22am
 
Grouch,

I agree with paying your debt but bankruptcy exists so there are methods to get out of it. However, in this case, the IRS was collecting debts from adult children for parents debt. The debt was caused by an error by the government overpayming. So, the government screws up; your parent was overpaid and now dead, you have a refund coming which might mean you are productive member of society. So, obviously the government goes after anyone with means.

From the Washington Post: "The government seized her checks because of a $2,996 debt that was supposedly incurred under her fatherís Social Security number. Her father died in 1960, when she was 4, and her mother received survivorsí benefits thereafter."

So, the logic is she received benefits from her parents payments therefore she owes the government? Maybe we should go after every adult child who received food stamps and government housing as a child. I think it would give an incentive of working for money versus living off the government.. sarcasm.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/social-security-stops-trying-to-collect-on-old-taxpayer-debts/2014/04/14/9355c58e-c40f-11e3-bcec-b71ee10e9bc3_story.html
     
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