The farcical American welfare-state has a new posterchild. Meet Florida-resident Nicholas Jackson, who tried to purchase a brand new $60,000 BMW X-6 SUV with his Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card. But That’s not what Food Stamps are for, now are they. But, as New York Daily News’ Sasha Goldstein explains, after failing to use his us-taxpayer-funded credit card to buy the high-end German luxury car, he decided to steal it…but was caught when he ran out of gas (according to police).

Nicholas Jackson, 36, showed up to a Pompano Beach dealership with little in the way of currency and was sent away, the Martin County Sheriff’s Office said. But the next day, the business was burglarized, and the owner found the $60,000 BMW X-6 and 60 sets of keys missing, police said.

Cops later caught up to Jackson in Palm City, some 70 miles north of Pompano, where authorities say he drove until the car ran out of gas. They also found the BMW with the gas tank on empty.

Jackson got a ride to the Martin County Jail, where he’s charged with grand theft auto and held on $20,000 bond.

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Of course, in this new socialist norm in which we live, the Bernie-ites will defend the arrogance and ignorance of Jackson since why should he not ‘take’ from the rich? It’s only fair!





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