What’s the New Way Of American Life?


A forwarded email originally by John Tabb has been doing rounds on the internet and has since been printed. It is a deliciously crafted piece of writing and offers a farfetched gaming approach. There are numerous falsehoods all through the information provided in the writing.

It shows how an individual can receive $75,000 for their girlfriend through legally playing the housing assistance program section 8. The truth of the matter is it’s against the law to receive any federal benefit based on falsehood. It talks about the Housing Department and the housing voucher program choice from Urban Development.

False Steps

The New Way of American Life’ focuses on taxpayer outrage and welfare abuse. To receive $75,000, the item suggests the following steps. Not to get married, to use your mother’s address to receive mail, buy a house, rent out the house to your girlfriend who has your two children, the housing assistance program section 8 pays $900 monthly for a home with 3 bedrooms.

All these information is false and cannot add up. To begin with, to be listed in the housing assistance program section 8 in order to receive a voucher and fool around the system can take so long. In addition getting onto the waiting list is not assured.

Girlfriend to sign up for Obamacare, guy doesn’t pay family insurance

What’s the New Way Of American LifeThe Affordable Care Act and the Patient Protection Act have for a long time been misinterpreted. The APA (Obamacare) and PPA doesn’t allow free sign ups to low-income Americans receive free health insurance or free medical care. It only provides the households of low-income Americans with subsidies/tax credits for every health insurance purchased. However, for someone to qualify for this, they have to be on the lowest ACA’s income scale. Also, the deserving persons must choose the cheapest health insurance plan.

Single mother, girlfriend goes to college free

There is no way that can guarantee single moms free college education. It is true that the federal Pell grants are in a position to provide students, who meet the minimum qualification, with approximately $6,000 yearly to cater for college attending costs. This, however, depends on individual student’s financial need. The grants are not tied to the status of being a single mom.

Some scholarships and grants are available for parents who are single to assist them in paying school fees while they are in school and provide assistance in paying off the grants once they are out. However, such programs are limited and only a few mothers without partners can attend college for free based on their status.

Girlfriend earns $600 monthly for food stamps

What’s the New Way Of American LifeNutritional supplement assistance programs commonly referred to as food stamps are in most cases criticized. The programs aim at dealing with hunger in financially struggling families. The eligibility for these programs depends on household size.

However, the maximum allocation ranges from around $195 for families of one to around $1,169 for families of eight. In addition, additionally, every additional family member qualifies for around $146 monthly in benefits. The size of the household portrayed here can’t qualify for a monthly $600 in benefits.

The Agriculture Department where the programs operate estimates an annual loss of approximately 4%. In as much as it believed that these programs are rampantly abused, and have little oversight, any form of fraud in the programs is investigated aggressively and prosecution made where applicable. This clearly shows the untrue nature of this item.

Girlfriend gave a free cell phone by the US government

What’s the New Way Of American Life“Obamaphones’ also the Lifeline program requires providers of phone services to offer discounts on wireless or landline telephone services to low-income earners who pass the eligibility test. The program came into existence before Barrack Obama assumed office. This program doesn’t require providers to provide cell phones for free to anyone. However, some phone service providers may choose to issue people with free cell phones on their expense.

Girlfriend receives free utilities

Some programs with a state level administration provide financial assistance to low-income families in a bid to offset essential utility’s costs. This only applies to emergency situations. The families have to prove that they are indeed poor before receiving the free utilities.

Guy moves into a home but continues to receive mail through her mother’s house

It is possible to do this theoretically, however, the individual who falsified deliberately his address residence so that he can live a self-owned house that rent was being paid by another party through section 8 is committing a crime. He would be taking legal and legitimate advantage of programs assisted by the government.

Girlfriend gets to claim one child and the guy claims one child on taxes. Both claim a credit of $1,800 head of household

What’s the New Way Of American LifeIn as much as taxpayers are craftily claiming tax deductions they aren’t entitled it’s illegal. The IRL status head of household tax filing entitles people filing for higher deductions $9,200 for single taxpayers and $ 6,300 for married taxpayers and the filing is done separately.

The dollar amount can be deducted from the taxpayers’ taxable income. This isn’t an amount they stand to get back as a tax refund. In addition, if the two parents claim either of the two kids to be dependent, the mom can’t be collecting benefits legally for both kids.

Girlfriend receives $1,800 because they have a bad back or because they are crazy

This isn’t possible because an individual cannot declare themselves to have back problems or mentally ill then stay at home and be receiving disability payments for life. Medical professionals have to document such claims as genuine disabling conditions.

The woman should also accrue enough work credits in order to qualify for such disability payments. For an individual to qualify for such payments, there are a lot of factors that are put into consideration including age, medical conditions, transferable skills, previous work experience, and education. If an individual isn’t able to do any other work then their claim can be approved.


In as much as this item claims that this plan is legal, several of its aspects involve system defraud in a prohibited fashion. It is a criminal offense to defraud the system and necessary actions can be taken to persons found guilty. If a family hides assets or maybe provides false information on application forms, severe penalties could be taken on them.