The Shotgun Blog
Tuesday, May 19, 2009
Barack Obama -- friend of the dead
Checks being sent to the dead is a time honoured government tradition. Usually the recently passed.
Antoniette Santopadre of Valley Stream was expecting a $250 stimulus check. But when her son finally opened it, they saw that the check was made out to her father, Romolo Romonini, who died in Italy 34 years ago. He'd been a U.S. citizen when he left for Italy in 1933, but only returned to the United States for a seven-month visit in 1969.
Well at least he was an American citizen.
Posted by Richard Anderson on May 19, 2009 | Permalink
Posted by: Zebulon Pike | 2009-05-19 7:19:05 AM
Does it surprise any one that the governments records are not that accurate or up to date?
Posted by: Ross Mann | 2009-05-19 7:36:54 AM
ACORN probably got him to vote for Barack Obama.
Posted by: Philanthropist | 2009-05-19 2:10:44 PM
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