Florida Bans EBT Welfare From Strip Clubs and Bottle-Service Party Palaces

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Via clubmadonna.com
It is a dark day for booty- and bottle-poppin' EBT welfare ballers in the FLA.

Following a Thursday vote in the Florida house of representatives, Electronic Benefit Transfer cards are now prohibited "from being accepted in certain locations" like the strip club "or for certain activities" like buying booze.

Sponsored by Republican member Jimmie T. Smith, the bill passed by an almost 4-1 margin. Because, you know, our elected officials got the dolla dolla bills to pay for their own lapdances and malt liquor.

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Photo by Lex Hernandez

According to Rep. Smith's HB 701, EBT cards "may not be used or accepted at certain establishments licensed under the Beverage Law, an adult entertainment establishment, a pari-mutuel facility, a slot machine facility, an unauthorized commercial bingo facility, a casino, a gaming facility or gambling facility, or any gaming activities authorized under part II of ch. 285, F.S."

Translation: No more welfare-fueled South Beach champagne room and VIP sprees at Club Madonna and Mansion. Also, forget cashing in your electronic benefits at Magic City Casino or los maquinitas.

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Photo by Lex Hernandez

Certain Democrats in the house opposed the bill for targeting the poor, the Associated Press (via The Florida Current) reports.

But Smith just asked the dissenting reps whether they actually planned to vote "for lap dances on taxpayer dollars."

The final count was 89-26. And the ban goes into effect on October 1, 2013.

So booty- and bottle-poppin' EBT welfare ballers ... Only 165 days left.

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17 comments
omusibay
omusibay

I think it's changed to "a Super Bowl" instead of SB 50 or 51 no?


Eddie Feliz
Eddie Feliz

I wasn't aware people did this. Wow.

Will
Will

There is no God

Myrantz
Myrantz

King of Diamonds will go out of business

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Purvi Patel
Purvi Patel

omg. that this ban was even necessary is beyond me.

Ozzy Cabrera
Ozzy Cabrera

and of course the democrats are outraged... get some fuckin jobs you bums! Use the money for necessities! Geez! whats America turning into?

Rainy Kinchen
Rainy Kinchen

How many single men have access to these cards anyway? And if a man who isn't single is using them there then....well then...

Christopher Jorge
Christopher Jorge

WHY WASN'T I AWARE OF THIS LUXURY BEFORE?? oh well, i still got this obama phone...

Louie Hern
Louie Hern

I can't believe this wasn't already in place

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