Free cell phone if you are on the system???

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by ampaterry, Feb 19, 2009.

  1. ampaterry

    ampaterry *TFF Admin Staff Chaplain* Staff Member Supporting Member

    Dec 20, 2008
    West Tennessee
  2. Yet another tactic the closet-commies will use to make the sheeple more dependent on Uncle Sugar.
     

  3. armedandsafe

    armedandsafe Guest

    The basic concept is good, but their logic is flawed. These phones are touted as a way to keep the "dis-advantaged" able to contact help when in trouble, sick or such.

    What they don't tell you is that ANY cell phone with a good battery will dial 911 without a service plan. These people are hoping they will be able to suck in more customers, as the "low-income" use them to talk to their {snip as not nice.}

    Pops
     
  4. Vladimir

    Vladimir New Member

    Jan 29, 2008
    Issaquah WA
    Programs like these frequently recycle used cell phones as well. Not sure about this particular one but all the ones I have seen do.
     
  5. SolidVFR

    SolidVFR New Member

    346
    Jun 26, 2008
    Nothing is free...real taxpayers pick up the tab.
     
  6. Shellback

    Shellback New Member

    950
    Jul 10, 2008
    Broken Arrow Ok
    More socialist programs, if your on welfare or goverment assistance you need a cell phone.
    Tim
     
  7. ampaterry

    ampaterry *TFF Admin Staff Chaplain* Staff Member Supporting Member

    Dec 20, 2008
    West Tennessee
    Hey, getting used phones and giving them to folks on welfare WITHOUT service plans is fine with me; yes indeed, as Art says, they CAN call 911 that way.

    But these are BRAND NEW PHONES, the kind that use pre-paid minutes. Here in TN, they get 68 minutes a month with their new phone, and the minutes roll-over.

    That is one heck of a lot of 911 emergency calls, in my book.

    The website virtually APOLOGIZES for the fact that you need a real address to sign up. I guess they are sorely distressed that they have no way to deliver these tax-payer purchased phones to the same park benches that so many of the BHO supporters registered to vote from.
     
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