This is the end result of decades of the government being mother and father to its citizens. Its government money ....its free ....everyone deserves a house ....free health care ....free birth control .... free food ..... free housing ..... free cell phones. And the kicker here folks is its not illegal. She received a bit over 500,000 and stayed on welfare ....because she's entitled to it. God help us but these people vote and I wonder who she voted for ....anyone want to give me odds, cause I'll bet I know.
While most people have played the “if I had a million dollars I would ____ ” thought game, few fill that blank in with “stay on public assistance.”
Amanda Clayton, a 24-year-old from Lincoln Park, Mich., is one of the few who does, and she is getting away with it. Clayton won $1 million from the Michigan State Lottery this fall, but she is still collecting and using $200 a month in food assistance from the taxpayers with her Michigan Bridge Card.
“I thought that they would cut me off, but since they didn’t, I thought maybe it was okay because I’m not working,” the lottery winner who just purchased a new house and car told Local 4 in Detroit. The station even filmed her shamelessly purchasing goods.
When Local 4 asked if she felt she had a right to the money, Clayton responded, “I mean I kinda do.”
Clayton justified the sentiment by explaining that after taking her winnings in a lump sum and having to pay taxes, the total amount was just over half of the initial winnings.
“I feel that it’s okay because I mean, I have no income and I have bills to pay,” she said. “I have two houses.”
Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2012/03/07/lottery-winner-on-food-stamps-i-thought-maybe-it-was-okay-because-im-not-working/#ixzz1oUUaJgXJ