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It’s come to this: Woman tries to buy iPad with food stamps

posted at 2:01 pm on January 2, 2013 by

This, evidently, is where our food-stamp explosion has brought us. Shakin’ my head.

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Color me

surprised

racist!

Jeddite on January 2, 2013 at 2:19 PM

asdf!

Color me surprisedracist!

Jeddite on January 2, 2013 at 2:19 PM

It’s come to this: Woman tries to buy iPad with food stamps “Obama’s Stash”

FIFY

Resist We Much on January 2, 2013 at 2:34 PM

An armed gang knocked over the Apple Store in Paris.

That should definitely be worth a post.

(I don’t want to imply that Apple is a criminal enterprise, but I have a solid source that says it is Mob-adjunct
/Harry Reid)

CorporatePiggy on January 2, 2013 at 2:55 PM

Too stupid to work. Too stupid to be unemployed. Waste of oxygen.

Ronnie on January 2, 2013 at 3:05 PM

Well, aren’t Obama iPads the next logical step after obamaphones? Shouldn’t we redistribute the electronic devices along with the cash? Doesn’t everyone have the right to an iPad? I am sure Obama and his fellow liberals would agree with this.

lukjuj on January 2, 2013 at 3:06 PM

Well, hey.

According to Obama and the media, this woman is a model citizen. We should all be more like her, you know.

/

Aizen on January 2, 2013 at 3:15 PM

Doesn’t everyone have the right to an iPad? I am sure Obama and his fellow liberals would agree with this.

lukjuj on January 2, 2013 at 3:06 PM

No doubt. This case shows people need Ipads. “One man cannot hold another down in a ditch without remaining there with him.”. I mean, if someone asks you for an Ipad, would you give them a stone instead?

/from the Gospel of St. Barack Obama

Paul-Cincy on January 2, 2013 at 3:46 PM

Why not allow her to buy iPad’s better than alcohol and cigs or drugs…If you give someone something, like money, it’s a gift and they should be able to do whatever they want.

She is obviously well fed, so food is not so important…maybe she needs an iPad to find a job?

right2bright on January 2, 2013 at 3:55 PM

Silly lady. Everyone knows you’re suppposed to buy Obamaphones with food stamps.

apostic on January 2, 2013 at 3:59 PM

Keep Obama in President, you know?
He gave us a phone!
He gonna do more!

Galtian on January 2, 2013 at 4:17 PM

Working for a living? Who got time fo dat?

BL@KBIRD on January 2, 2013 at 4:18 PM

Assumptions satisfied.

tom daschle concerned on January 2, 2013 at 4:24 PM

iPad. Is that some kind of new electronic sanitary napkin?

davidk on January 2, 2013 at 4:34 PM

She is obviously well fed, so food is not so important…maybe she needs an iPad to find a job?

right2bright on January 2, 2013 at 3:55 PM

Or, maybe she doesn’t need the damn food stamps!

OldEnglish on January 2, 2013 at 4:36 PM

OldEnglish on January 2, 2013 at 4:36 PM

Idiot – close the quote, next time!

OldEnglish on January 2, 2013 at 4:37 PM

The parasites have been extremely emboldended since the parasite class President has been elected and re-elected…

mnjg on January 2, 2013 at 4:39 PM

Assumptions satisfied.

tom daschle concerned on January 2, 2013 at 4:24 PM

Usually the assumptions are right 80% of the times in these cases…

mnjg on January 2, 2013 at 4:41 PM

me being the “glass half-full” type, I say it’s nice that the systems are in place to prevent such a thing. she had to resort to the “old fashioned” way (grab and go).

now in reality she was only practicing “redistribution” as sanctioned by her leader. the store had at least 2, she didn’t have any.

teejk on January 2, 2013 at 5:08 PM

Yup, and all three of her votes in the last election had the same value as one of yours. And two of your neighbors.

BlueStateExpat on January 2, 2013 at 5:36 PM

Yup, and all three of her votes in the last election had the same value as one of yours. And two of your neighbors.

BlueStateExpat on January 2, 2013 at 5:36 PM

go get a glass of Kool-aid…voter fraud is a myth (I heard that on MSNBC).

teejk on January 2, 2013 at 5:51 PM

This is the norm of the scumbag, parasitic poor…not the exception as our resident douchebag progressives would like to believe.

ClassicCon on January 2, 2013 at 6:02 PM

So?

Its a question of SOCIAL JUSTICE!!11!!1!

Valkyriepundit on January 2, 2013 at 6:09 PM

This is the norm of the scumbag, parasitic poor…not the exception as our resident douchebag progressives would like to believe.

ClassicCon on January 2, 2013 at 6:02 PM

It’s called “redistribution”…the act itself is fully sanctioned by the POTUS…voter fraud is simply a means to allow more time before the action reverts to being called theft.

holler back with any questions

teejk on January 2, 2013 at 6:18 PM

Only a matter of time.

mike_NC9 on January 2, 2013 at 6:27 PM

Why did she want IPads? How much does she GET on her EBT card?????????

Fleuries on January 2, 2013 at 6:29 PM

Why did she want IPads? How much does she GET on her EBT card?????????

Fleuries on January 2, 2013 at 6:29 PM

Exactly. It’s a card, and that’s the problem. People can actually purchase alcohol and tobacco products with their “food stamps.” And we suckers are all paying for it, smh.

Aizen on January 2, 2013 at 6:36 PM

It says right here I can buy apples with this card!!!

clement on January 2, 2013 at 6:41 PM

Silly lady. Everyone knows you’re suppposed to buy Obamaphones with food stamps.

apostic on January 2, 2013 at 3:59 PM

Silly Apostic. Obamaphones are free along with 250 minutes. So if you have 4 Obamaphones, you have 1,000 free minutes a month.

bw222 on January 2, 2013 at 7:43 PM

Exactly. It’s a card, and that’s the problem. People can actually purchase alcohol and tobacco products with their “food stamps.” And we suckers are all paying for it, smh.

Aizen on January 2, 2013 at 6:36 PM

It’s come to this: We will repidly reach the time when 50% of the people will be paying no federal income tax. What this means is that soon every productive family will be responsible for supporting a second (non-productive, permanent welfare) family so they can afford the basic necessities of life: a 75-inch flat screen TV, in-home theater system, ipads, SUV with huge wheels and gangster tires, Caribbean cruises, etc.).

bw222 on January 2, 2013 at 7:50 PM

How unexpected that the perpetrator is an a$$-ugly Democrat minority member. And just think, she and thousands just like her are voting and breeding. Sweet dreams with that thought.

MelonCollie on January 2, 2013 at 8:03 PM

Assumptions satisfied.

tom daschle concerned on January 2, 2013 at 4:24 PM

Usually the assumptions are right 80% of the times in these cases…

mnjg on January 2, 2013 at 4:41 PM

D@mn right they are. So the hell much for “racist stereotypes”!

MelonCollie on January 2, 2013 at 8:05 PM

maybe she wanted to eat it?

Sachiko on January 2, 2013 at 8:25 PM

D@mn right they are. So the hell much for “racist stereotypes”!

MelonCollie on January 2, 2013 at 8:05 PM

yeah why don’t we just ignore all the white obama voters who are just like this woman, let’s just act like only minorities are like this.

Sachiko on January 2, 2013 at 8:29 PM

It’s fine with me if people buy iPads with their food stamps. Just make sure they eat them before leaving the store.

Kensington on January 2, 2013 at 9:03 PM

yeah why don’t we just ignore all the white obama voters who are just like this woman, let’s just act like only minorities are like this.

Sachiko on January 2, 2013 at 8:29 PM

Do you know this woman? She’s the smartest Obama voter I have ever seen.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tpAOwJvTOio

sentinelrules on January 2, 2013 at 9:33 PM

Too stupid to work. Too stupid to be unemployed. Waste of oxygen.

Margaret Sanger anyone?

Twana on January 2, 2013 at 9:48 PM

From comments section on FOX News, who also ran this story…

the real story this article leaves out half the story

Tracy Browning was recently arrested after she allegedly tried to purchase several iPads with a food stamp card at a Walmart in Louisville, Kentucky (video below).

When the transaction was denied, she assaulted a store clerk, pushed another employee to the ground and left the store with the iPads, reports TheWeeklyVice.com

According to police, Browning then went to another Walmart in the area and again tried to buy several iPads with her food stamp card.

This time, however, she was arrested at the scene while attempting to flee with the iPads, reports Fox 11 News.

Browning was jailed and charged with robbery, shoplifting and trespassing.

Lourdes on January 2, 2013 at 11:01 PM

You know what’s REALLY outrageous about this crime?

That this woman tried to lift several iPods (and exit store/s without paying for their merchandise) before she was detained.

That means, almost surely, she and/or others she hangs with are using EBT cards (“Food Stamps”) to squeak merchandise from retailers. Apparently, it’s only a no-go when you try to grab-and-run after being denied by an honest merchant or cashier.

Lourdes on January 2, 2013 at 11:04 PM

Obama supporters:

some of them use their EBT cards to grab iPods, some of them use their favor-backs to make movies.

Lourdes on January 2, 2013 at 11:06 PM

She most likely would have taken them directly to the nearest pawn shop to get cash and buy something that an EBT card will not buy as the dealer works in cash only transaction on the corner.

tjexcite on January 3, 2013 at 12:14 AM

This was actually observed:

Purchased case of soda among other items at checkout with EBT card.

Next the person dumped out soda in parking lot.

Next the person returning cans for deposit and other items to customer service for cash.

nazo311 on January 3, 2013 at 12:27 AM

It’s come to this: We will repidly reach the time when 50% of the people will be paying no federal income tax. What this means is that soon every productive family will be responsible for supporting a second (non-productive, permanent welfare) family so they can afford the basic necessities of life: a 75-inch flat screen TV, in-home theater system, ipads, SUV with huge wheels and gangster tires, Caribbean cruises, etc.).

bw222 on January 2, 2013 at 7:50 PM

Some on the left are advocating for a one time 30% tax on all assets over $200,000 to reduce the deficit.

nazo311 on January 3, 2013 at 12:30 AM

It came to this…….The new normal……..on Nov. 6th, 2012.

There is no turning (taking) back now.

Yes Virginia, it’s good to be (Food Stamp) King.

FlaMurph on January 3, 2013 at 7:56 AM

She just couldn’t wait. The real ploy is to sell the food stamps for 1/2-1/5 of value and use the cash to buy the iPad. No one would have been the wiser. It happens every day on the EBT black market.

ironked on January 3, 2013 at 8:48 AM

Some on the left are advocating for a one time 30% tax on all assets over $200,000 to reduce the deficit.

nazo311 on January 3, 2013 at 12:30 AM

Would this apply to Hollywood, Soros, the media and professional athletes with no loopholes, deductions or exemptions ever?

If yes, I’m on board.

Washington Nearsider on January 3, 2013 at 10:11 AM

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