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Welfare at work....get your free Obama phone now!
« on: October 29, 2009, 12:43:16 AM »
Got this in an email.  I visited the site to verify it's existance but that is all. 
But with Obama anything is possible.

Now that he's declared a National Emergency due to H1N1 I'm waiting for martial law and BTAF to knock on my door to confiscate any weapons I might have.

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 I had a former employee call me earlier today inquiring about a job,
 and at the end of the conversation he gave me his phone
 number. I asked the former employee if this was a new cell
 phone number and he told me yes this was his “Obama
 phone.” I asked him what an “Obama phone” was and he
 went on to say that welfare recipients are now eligible to
 receive (1) a FREE new phone and (2) approx 70 minutes of
 FREE minutes every month. I was a little skeptical so I
 Googled it and low and behold he was telling the truth. TAX
 PAYER MONEY IS BEING REDISTRIBUTED TO WELFARE RECIPIENTS FOR
 FREE CELL PHONES. This program was started earlier this
 year. ” You can click on the link below to
 read more about the “Obama phone”…


https://www.safelinkwireless.com/EnrollmentPublic/home.aspx
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Re: Welfare at work....get your free Obama phone now!
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2009, 02:19:49 AM »
Mindboggling! :?
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Re: Welfare at work....get your free Obama phone now!
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2009, 06:06:10 AM »
 I don't know the details but they have a similar program here.
  The government gives, issues or in some way gets cell phones into the hands of the homeless so they have a number an employer can call.
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Re: Welfare at work....get your free Obama phone now!
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2009, 07:56:52 AM »
Heck, here in Liberal-Land, a.k.a. Massachusetts, there was a program to give welfare recipients a free car.  I think they pulled the program after the hue and cry, but I may be mistaken.  Now we've got editorials in the Globe decrying the lack of tax increases, they feel we should understand why the state needs more money  :roll:

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Re: Welfare at work....get your free Obama phone now!
« Reply #4 on: October 29, 2009, 08:31:20 AM »
I'd think that was a neat idea if it canceled after 6 months without a new job or college enrollment.
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Re: Welfare at work....get your free Obama phone now!
« Reply #5 on: October 29, 2009, 08:49:27 AM »
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Re: Welfare at work....get your free Obama phone now!
« Reply #6 on: October 29, 2009, 11:42:42 AM »
http://english.pravda.ru/world/americas/19-10-2009/109973-socialism-0

you saw this pravda article?  it expresses the usual views on capitalism, and goes on to explain our slide into socialism.  always nice to have an outside perspective!
.....The greatest changes occur in their country without their cooperation. They are not even aware of precisely what has taken place. They suspect it; they have heard of the event by chance. More than that, they are unconcerned with the fortunes of their village, the safety of their streets, the fate of their church and its vestry. They think that such things have nothing to do with them, that they belong to a powerful stranger called “the government.” They enjoy these goods as tenants, without a sense of ownership, and never give a thought to how they might be improved.....

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Re: Welfare at work....get your free Obama phone now!
« Reply #7 on: October 29, 2009, 12:20:55 PM »
I saw a story on a New York News Channel that there is already a scam of some kind, where a guy or people are pounding the pavement, getting seniors to get these phones (which they don't need or want - they have had the same landline for 45 years) but he offers them $20 if they get the phone. They do, he sells them for $50 and he's moving lots of them. Mostly to dope dealers. Small scam by scam standards, but its like buying food stamps, it already has a market for the mob and crooks.
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