But check THIS out................a Michigan mans won $2,000,000.00 in the lottery and is still taking food stamps. Legally. Driving around in a new Audi convertible. (at least he has great taste in cars, aren't you glad you bought him one?) Check out the paragraphs in italics from the link:
Eligibility for food stamps is based on gross income and follows federal guidelines; lottery winnings are considered liquid assets and don't count as income. As long as Fick's gross income stays below the eligibility requirement for food stamps, he can receive them, even if he has a million dollars in the bank.
“If you’re going to try to make me feel bad, you’re not going to do it,” Fick was quoted telling to WNEM-TV on Monday. Fick, 59, from Auburn, also said on the TV interview that more than half of his winnings went to taxes and about $850,000 was left to him.
Ya, so they're now looking into this. How do you feel about it? Wouldn't you have thought that common sense implies that WHEN YOU HAVE TONS OF MONEY, YOU DO NOT GET FOOD STAMPS ANYMORE? Here's how I feel: