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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.

You have GOT to be kidding! This is INSANE!

 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
 FREE CELL PHONES. This program was started earlier this
 year. ” You can click on the link below to
 read more about the “Obama phone”…

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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 »

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!
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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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