The mind-numbing reality in this is, she really, truly expects a government handout. She has no sense of responsibility or sense of community -- it's all about her and what she wants.
I see this over and over again each day. :livid:
However this woman is bitching because she "only" got $500k out of the winnings after taxes and what not and is "struggling" give me a fucking break. one, it was her dumbass fault for getting a lump sum and two she has plenty of money to set herself up for life if she was intelligent about investing it.
Well, then they need to fix the computer program, because the workers put the information into it and the computer decides whether someone remains eligible or not. There's not much human oversight to it anymore. An older worker might have picked up the situation, but a younger worker would never question the computer.
Michigan lotto winner charged with welfare fraudQuote:
A Michigan woman who continued to get food stamps after winning a lottery jackpot was arraigned Tuesday on welfare fraud charges.
I hope she's prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
I'm a bit nervous about the ramifications that may come about though. I could easily see the politically correct requirements, and generally prudent ideas, as far exceeding the savings the tax payer will ever see.