ObamaPhones

“"*" Always Thinking "*"”

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Since: Nov 12

Greensburg, IN

#1 Apr 9, 2014
http://nation.foxnews.com/obama-campaign/2012...

ObamaPhones Profiting ObamaDonors
Program to aid the poor lining the pockets of the wealthy

BY: Andrew Stiles, Washington Free Beacon


A wireless company profiting from the so-called “Obama phone” giveaway program is run by a prominent Democratic donor whose wife has raised more than $1.5 million for the president since 2007.
>>>> TURN YOUR VOLUME DOWN before watching video <<<<
Last week a video of a President Barack Obama supporter in Ohio claiming to have received a free phone from the president—“[Obama] gave us a phone!”—went viral, prompting media outlets to investigate.

Since 1985 the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has operated a program called Lifeline, originally designed to provide free landline phone service for low-income individuals. The government subsidizes telecommunications firms providing the service, and those firms also pass on costs to customers via the “Universal Service Charge” on their phone bills.

The program expanded to include cell phones in 2008. That change has rapidly increased the cost to the federal government—$1.6 billion in 2011, up from $772 million in 2008. The number of Lifeline beneficiaries rose from 7.1 million to 12.5 million during the same period; cell phones account for roughly half of that 12.5 million.
*=* What's a couple more Billion of taxpayer money"?" *=*

One of the major providers of the free cell phones—3.8 million subscribers as of late 2011—is Miami-based TracFone Wireless, a company whose president and CEO, Frederick “F.J.” Pollak, has donated at least $156,500 to Democratic candidates and committees this cycle, including at least $50,000 to the Obama campaign.

“We're all Bozos on this bus”

Since: Jan 07

Chicago, IL

#2 Apr 9, 2014
Look! Over there! Koch Brothers!

“"*" Always Thinking "*"”

Level 8

Since: Nov 12

Greensburg, IN

#3 Apr 10, 2014
Get to know them Uh Clem.
http://voxxi.com/2014/04/08/who-are-koch-brot...
Harry & Nancy have!
Mechanic

Marthaville, LA

#4 Apr 10, 2014
Hoosier Hillbilly wrote:
http://nation.foxnews.com/obam a-campaign/2012/10/08/report-o bamaphones-profiting-obamadono rs

One of the major providers of the free cell phones—3.8 million subscribers as of late 2011—is Miami-based TracFone Wireless, a company whose president and CEO, Frederick “F.J.” Pollak, has donated at least $156,500 to Democratic candidates and committees this cycle, including at least $50,000 to the Obama campaign.
It's a very simple formula when you break it down:
Major Obama supporters contribute to his campaigns and his causes with their own money,
and he pays them back generously with our money.
And from there going forward,
his supporters can contribute to his campaigns and his causes with our money.

“"*" Always Thinking "*"”

Level 8

Since: Nov 12

Greensburg, IN

#5 Apr 10, 2014
Exactly!!!

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