We have all heard about all the freebies that Barack Obama gave away. Free cell phones, free cash assistance, a raise of people on Food Stamps. Now a shopper has dropped his receipt in the parking lot of a Save A Lot in Kentucky and what people found was shocking.
$5583.42. For one person! Something is clearly not right with the way the system is set up. That is more money than most Americans have in their savings account.
This has been going on for years. In 2016 call 6 from Indianapolis reported
INDIANAPOLIS — Records show dozens of Hoosiers receiving government food assistance do not appear to need the benefits.
The Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) transfers money to eligible households through an electronic debit card each month.
Call 6 investigates found 30 recipients with balances of $5,000 or more on their cards.