Now that you see what I said was true lets follow the money. Republicans helping poor people, something is up here, OH look, could this be it?<quoted text>Since 1985, the Lifeline program has provided a discount on phone service for qualifying low-income consumers to ensure that all Americans have the opportunities and security that phone service brings, including being able to connect to jobs, family and emergency services.
Almost $2 billion a year now goes from taxpayers to offer “free obama phones?” 17 million phones are now subsidized by tax payers? 4 million Trackphone subscribers are gathered for the benefit of a private company? 100′s of “free phones a day from other cell phone companies are paying private cell phone companies? Don't know that this was a Reagan program - not an “obama phone” program?“Lifeline Program” is a tax-payer funded program that runs through surcharges on people's telephone service bills - it comes from the wallets of paying phone customers without calling it a tax, it's a "surcharge." But is this a tax?
Have you gotten your "free" Obama phone?(Or did you just buy one for somebody else…?)