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    Government subsidized cell phones riddled with abuse

    As the title states, the government provided "free" cell phone program is full of abuse and fraud.
    It's almost a BILLION dollar a year industry.

    http://www.kmov.com/news/broke/More-...135556583.html

    http://wastefraudandabuse.org/the-fe...phone-program/

    http://www.freegovernmentcellphones....ne-phone-abuse

    There may be momentum to end or change it:

    http://www.todaysthv.com/news/articl...and-low-income


    Many will be quick to point out that Ronald Regan started it (back in the land line days) but it's grown out of control. Rather ironic that one of his famous quotes is "A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have."

    What should be done to change it? I'd rather see one land line per household than 6 cell phones.

    It "is" referred to as the "Obama Phone" as this actual news clip at an anti Romney rally demonstrates.


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    Yep, a giant scam. Obama is using it for vote buying just like his many other "free" handouts. Get 'em hooked, you have their votes for life.

    FYI I read Ohio has over 1 million "Obama Phone" recipients...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pabster View Post
    Yep, a giant scam. Obama is using it for vote buying just like his many other "free" handouts. Get 'em hooked, you have their votes for life.

    FYI I read Ohio has over 1 million "Obama Phone" recipients...
    Yea, threaten to take away handouts is surely political suicide these days.

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    Everything the government "gives" to one has been "taken" from someone else. Worth remembering.

    The lady in that infamous video makes me truly fear for the future of this great country.

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    Check out this video on YouTube:<br/><br/>http://youtu.be/XEjnyMyJYTI

    Flame on

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    Quote Originally Posted by kneedragger32 View Post
    Check out this video on YouTube:<br/><br/>http://youtu.be/XEjnyMyJYTI

    Flame on
    So sad but so true.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kneedragger32 View Post
    Check out this video on YouTube:<br/><br/>http://youtu.be/XEjnyMyJYTI

    Flame on
    LMAO!!! The sad thing is it really is true! The Obama ship is sinking!


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    Quote Originally Posted by DRC72 View Post
    LMAO!!! The sad thing is it really is true! The Obama ship is sinking!
    It sunk a long time ago.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pabster View Post
    It sunk a long time ago.
    Yep.... Add the *** whipping he got in the debate, and Biden's mental breakdown at his debate, and you know their very worried.

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    Wirelessly posted (i0wnj00: Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; CPU iPhone OS 6_0 like Mac OS X) AppleWebKit/536.26 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/6.0 Mobile/10A403 Safari/8536.25)

    Quote Originally Posted by DRC72
    LMAO!!! The sad thing is it really is true! The Obama ship is sinking!
    That's not the Obama ship that's sinking...its the Wall St ship thats sinking.

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    I'm sure there must be someone out there among the fraudsters who has a legitimate use for the phone.

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    What a shame, what a scam.

    http://turnto10.com/vi/46639/

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