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Friday, September 28, 2012

Video- Obama Voter Says Vote for Obama because he gives a free Phone- Obama Phones?

By Susan Duclos

[WATCH] The new viral video, over a million hits already.

 I am thinking, just a guess here, that the woman above is one of the 47 percent that Romney referred to in that leaked video?

Obama phones? Ummmmmmm, no.

Via Washington Examiner:

The program is called Lifeline, established in 1984, originally created to subsidize landline phone service for low income Americans, funded by government-collected telecommunication fees, paid by consumers.

In 2008, the program was expanded to support cell phones which quickly escalated the cost of the program. In 2008 the program cost $772 million, but by 2011 it cost $1.6 billion.

A 2011 audit found that 269,000 wireless Lifeline subscribers were receiving free phones and monthly service from two or more carriers. Several websites have been created to promote “free” government cell phones, including the”The Obama Cell Phone” website at

Sometimes you look at something and just say "wow."

 This is definitely one that should be added to the Obama supporters that Howard Stern exposed. (See that video here.)