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Subject:  Obama's entitlement economy Date:  1/30/2013  10:19 AM
Author:  telegraph Number:  669200 of 878184

This is the UK style....likely one he is trying to copy. He already copied the UK health care system with it's Death Panels.


"'Why should we work? Our parents pay tax so we're entitled to benefits': Couple living off £17,000 handouts say working for the minimum wage is unfair"

A young couple who receive more than £17,000 a year in benefits appeared on ITV's This Morning to defend their taxpayer-funded lifestyle.

Danny Creamer, 21, and Gina Allan, 18, who live in a comfortable two-bedroom flat in Portsmouth with their four month old daughter, Talulah Rose, say they are better off on £17k benefits and argue that unless they are able to find jobs that pay £18,000 a year or more, there's no point in working.

The couple also hit back at those who describe them as scroungers, arguing that because their hard-working parents have paid tax all their lives, they are entitled to claim some of the money back

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