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(ObamaNation) Police: Woman Tried to Buy iPads with Food Stamp Card
RTV 6 (ABC) ^ | 12/20/2012 | TheIndyChannel.com Staff

Posted on 01/02/2013 1:53:43 PM PST by DogByte6RER

Tracy Browning

Police: Woman tried to buy iPads with food stamp card

• Tracy Browning taken into custody

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -

Police say a Kentucky woman was arrested after she tried to buy iPads with her food stamp card.

Tracy Browning, of Louisville, KY, attempted to buy two iPads at Walmart with her Electronic Benefit Transfer card. When the card was declined, police said Browning grabbed the items, ran from the store and assaulted a store clerk on her way out of the store.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; Miscellaneous; US: Kentucky
KEYWORDS: ebt; foodstamps; ghetto; ipad; obamanation; obamavoter; ratcrime; socialjustice; theft; usda; welfare; welfarequeen
EBT Sign

Hmmmm ... I never saw any of these signs at the local Apple Store in my town. Maybe I need to look closer?

1 posted on 01/02/2013 1:53:58 PM PST by DogByte6RER
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To: DogByte6RER

EBT cards are also debit cards for more than food.


2 posted on 01/02/2013 1:56:39 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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FOOD sTAMPs ARE BACK Pictures, Images and Photos
3 posted on 01/02/2013 1:57:01 PM PST by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: DogByte6RER

I’m surprised it declined..........


4 posted on 01/02/2013 1:57:15 PM PST by Red Badger (Lincoln freed the slaves. Obama just got them ALL back......................)
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To: DogByte6RER

If she can shop and run that fast, she can certainly work. Cut her sorry ass off welfare and let her work like the rest of us.

Nothing like getting a few wrinkles in the belly to motivate a job search.


5 posted on 01/02/2013 1:57:35 PM PST by Joe Bfstplk
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To: DogByte6RER
When the card was declined, police said Browning grabbed the items, ran from the store and assaulted a store clerk on her way out of the store.

Guess she thought she had a right to those iPads.

6 posted on 01/02/2013 1:57:44 PM PST by Jane Long (Philippians 2:11)
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More coverage ...

Woman Tries Buying iPad with Food Stamps

http://nation.foxnews.com/food-stamps/2013/01/02/woman-tries-buying-ipad-food-stamps


7 posted on 01/02/2013 1:58:02 PM PST by DogByte6RER ("Loose lips sink ships")
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To: DogByte6RER

Trayvons Mom?


8 posted on 01/02/2013 1:58:45 PM PST by albie
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To: Jane Long

Of course..dont ya know..everything is now a “right.” All part of the progressive left social justice agenda


9 posted on 01/02/2013 1:59:36 PM PST by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Sarah Barracuda

She could be obama’s sister


10 posted on 01/02/2013 2:02:04 PM PST by Josa
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To: DogByte6RER

11 posted on 01/02/2013 2:02:15 PM PST by traumer
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To: DogByte6RER

guess she didn’t hear zero is only giving her phones so far


12 posted on 01/02/2013 2:03:00 PM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: DogByte6RER

Another Amish Criminal, I see


13 posted on 01/02/2013 2:04:53 PM PST by SeminoleCounty (Fiscal Conservatives are Neither)
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To: DogByte6RER

hang on.... those ObamaPhones ain’t good enough for you princess??


14 posted on 01/02/2013 2:05:30 PM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: traumer
Obamaphones are being advertised on cable TV. Forget what they call them but You can get one free if you get food stamps or you are on medicare.
15 posted on 01/02/2013 2:05:47 PM PST by Ditter
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To: Jane Long
Well, she heard the Obunga phone woman screeching about kepping him in president.

She did her part, now it is payback time: free stuff for ebrybody!

16 posted on 01/02/2013 2:07:02 PM PST by doorgunner69
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To: DogByte6RER

I saw that sign on a vendor’s table at BJs Wholesale club. I was furious. The guy was selling FUDGE. When did it change to being able to buy luxury items?

If you want the luxury items, i.e. non nutritional foods, GET A JOB or do without. Besides, you and your fat kids don’t need the calories.


17 posted on 01/02/2013 2:07:37 PM PST by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: Jane Long

Well, the program which compels productive citizens to finance the telephones of the entitled class is affectionately called ‘Obamaphones’, (although Obama is not the one picking up the tab).

She merely took the initiative to commence the ObamaPads program. By applying the force personally to the store clerk, she bypassed the Federal government and created a more efficient Obamaism than Obama himself is capable of.

It is ethically similar: force is applied to productive citizens to strip them of possessions, which may then be supplied to Obama supporters. She merely cut out the middleman.


18 posted on 01/02/2013 2:10:12 PM PST by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: Ditter

The irony of your statement is that if they need foodstamps, they shouldn’t be able to afford cable.


19 posted on 01/02/2013 2:11:56 PM PST by Txngal
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To: DogByte6RER
I'm sick of this crap....

A few days ago...I was behind a woman with a couple kids. She bought the kids..some candy of some sort...with food stamps. Then she bot a pack of cig's with cash. I dunno if the kids were her's or not....but she got in a SUV...newer than mine. WTF!?!?

20 posted on 01/02/2013 2:12:10 PM PST by Osage Orange ( Liberalism, ideas so good they have to be mandatory.)
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To: Cowgirl of Justice
I saw the "We Accept EBT Cards" sign on a roadside shrimp vendor's truck. Shrimp is a necessity/right, too, I guess.
21 posted on 01/02/2013 2:12:26 PM PST by Jane Long (Philippians 2:11)
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To: DogByte6RER

The Obamacard. Don’t leave the crib without it.


22 posted on 01/02/2013 2:13:27 PM PST by Argus
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To: DogByte6RER

Southern fried I-pads w/ greens MMMMMMMMMM!!!


23 posted on 01/02/2013 2:15:48 PM PST by Fighter@heart (Ask The American Indian how ignoring immigration worked out for them!!! WAKE UP!!)
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To: Ditter
Obamaphones are being advertised on cable TV.

The USDA advertises about how to receive free food stamps to seniors. No more shame in taking handouts...it's a privilege that they need to be taking advantage of. Compliments of you and I.

24 posted on 01/02/2013 2:17:59 PM PST by Jane Long (Philippians 2:11)
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I think food stamps should only be usable at a government run food store, which sells only staple foods.


25 posted on 01/02/2013 2:18:18 PM PST by dsrtsage (One half of all people have below average IQ. In the US the number is 54%)
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To: traumer

I wants me some ObamaPADS!

Kinda has a ring to it.


26 posted on 01/02/2013 2:22:16 PM PST by WaterWeWaitinFor (This great nation has chosen socialism over freedom and our constitution. How sad.)
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To: dsrtsage
"I think food stamps should only be usable at a government run food store, which sells only staple foods."

Make it an on-line store (I'm sure there's an Obamaphone app for that) and have all deliveries made by the USPS. Win-Win the way I see it.

27 posted on 01/02/2013 2:24:48 PM PST by the_devils_advocate_666
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To: DogByte6RER
They didn't apprehend her at the first Walmart.

They caught her when she tried to use the EBT card to purchase more iPads at a different Walmart.

28 posted on 01/02/2013 2:27:39 PM PST by Scoutmaster (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it)
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To: DogByte6RER

miz tracy, dere, sho don look underfed ~


29 posted on 01/02/2013 2:29:02 PM PST by PraiseTheLord (economic civil war ?)
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To: Txngal
Yes I had already thought of that. I am laughing here to keep from crying.
30 posted on 01/02/2013 2:30:13 PM PST by Ditter
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

I didn’t even know former president Clinton had his own wholesale club.


31 posted on 01/02/2013 2:36:13 PM PST by TurboZamboni (Looting the future to bribe the present)
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To: Osage Orange
I've seen 'em buying cartons of cigs and bottles of liquor, at stores which have HUGE signs accepting Food Stamps/EBT Cards:

Then, with gold grilles and covered in gold chains, they go out and get into 2012 Caddy Escalades, Lexuses and Chevy Suburbans etc. Just amazing.

32 posted on 01/02/2013 2:38:26 PM PST by carriage_hill ("I meant to say maggot, but I have a lisp.")
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To: cripplecreek

Has no one pointed out that, properly prepared, iPads taste like chicken?


33 posted on 01/02/2013 2:48:39 PM PST by docbnj
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To: Ditter
Obamaphones are being advertised on cable TV. Forget what they call them but You can get one free if you get food stamps or you are on medicare.

That would be medicaid not medicare.

Regards,
GtG

34 posted on 01/02/2013 3:14:42 PM PST by Gandalf_The_Gray (I live in my own little world, I like it 'cuz they know me here.)
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To: DogByte6RER

Don’t laugh! Before long the Ipad will be an entitlement! Telephones, Cable TV and Cell phones are already!


35 posted on 01/02/2013 3:15:19 PM PST by I want the USA back
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To: Osage Orange
She bought the kids..some candy of some sort...with food stamps.

I am a guardian and have bought snacks for the kids with their EBT/SNAP card and probably will again in the future. Should be a very small part of overall SNAP budget. Luxury and comfort foods have been evaluated many times by the Department of Agriculture and the logistical nightmare to designate them and enforce coding compliance by food producers led them to abandon an effort to exclude the sweet stuff. Should people also be prevented from purchasing raw ingredients and using them to bake cookies, etc?

36 posted on 01/02/2013 3:24:32 PM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not Nurture™)
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To: cripplecreek
EBT cards are also debit cards for more than food.

Yeah, and I don't see what EBT cards have to do with the story anyway. She had purchase(s) declined and then tried to steal the items (allegedly).

37 posted on 01/02/2013 3:27:32 PM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not Nurture™)
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To: steve86
I believe I was fairly neutral in my post...about what I saw.

Take it for what it was worth.

I'm a reasonable person...and a health care professional. I understand what's in front of me...might not be the story.

FWIW-

38 posted on 01/02/2013 3:35:22 PM PST by Osage Orange ( Liberalism, ideas so good they have to be mandatory.)
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To: Osage Orange

Have a good year!


39 posted on 01/02/2013 3:36:45 PM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not Nurture™)
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To: DogByte6RER

Having a heavy flow this month was she????


40 posted on 01/02/2013 3:40:33 PM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: steve86

Moochelle has said that there is an obesity epidemic and kids don’t need sugar. So if you are buying candy for kids with EBT cards, moochelle is not gonna be happy wif you.


41 posted on 01/02/2013 4:12:32 PM PST by Josa
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To: DogByte6RER

If you have one, you can only buy groceries and drinks with them.

I wonder where she got the notion its a debit card. People expect everything free in this country and on their list is a free iPad!

Hmmm.


42 posted on 01/02/2013 4:17:20 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Jane Long

You need to have $10,000 or less to qualify for food stamps and other government assistance.

If you do, the good news is you never have to file a tax return.


43 posted on 01/02/2013 4:21:47 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: Josa

There are unhealthful snacks and, well, not-quite-so-unhealthful ones and even decent ones like fruits. Since I am from the Twinkee generation it is always a challenge to pass up the confectionary display (except as a rare treat). I really think it is the fructose in current snacks that is the real problem — the real sugar in the old days wasn’t any big deal (except maybe for the dentist).


44 posted on 01/02/2013 4:24:29 PM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not Nurture™)
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To: goldstategop

I’m not sure if you are joking but actually there is no asset test in most all states. Still is an income test.

As this is a consequence of the 2008 Farm Bill I was wondering if the asset test would be re-implemented if there were no Farm Bill extension.


45 posted on 01/02/2013 4:27:30 PM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not Nurture™)
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To: goldstategop

Again, are you being facetious?

The EBT card is actually both a SNAP card and a TANF debit card in most states. The debit card side may or may not have any benefits on it.


46 posted on 01/02/2013 4:29:59 PM PST by steve86 (Acerbic by Nature, not Nurture™)
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