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Government Subsidized Free Cellphone Service?!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Are you freaking serious?  Now - for however long this has been going on - the taxpayers are paying for "underprivileged" people to get FREE cellphone service, cellphone included?!!

https://www.safelinkwireless.com/Safelink/about_us

“Lifeline Assistance is part of a program that was created by the government to provide discounted or free telephone service to income-eligible consumers. To help bring you this important benefit, SafeLink Wireless is proud to offer Lifeline Service. Through our Lifeline Service you will receive FREE cellular service, a FREE cell phone, and FREE Minutes every month! SafeLink Wireless Service does not cost anything – there are no contracts, no recurring fees and no monthly charges.”


 I'm sorry, but this is total bullshit. WHY are WE paying for people to get free cellphone service? As long as you qualify for food stamps - the only criteria - then you get free cellphone service for life.  Now, let's get all of this down on a sheet of paper:  P…

Thursday 2/16/2012

So, overnight, the information posted on my account on HP has finally changed.  It went from "there might be a delay in shipping" to looking at the tracking number with Fed Ex and finding out my computer is at a sorting facility somewhere in Phoenix, right now and is to be delivered to my house today.

Finally.  Not that I have REALLY missed the thing, I can live without it, but I enjoy having it around when I am sitting in the semi, waiting to get unloaded and can surf the internet or write emails or whatever I want to do, really.

I am stuck with this computer - or more to the point - the company that manufactured this computer and there is no way around that.  If I ever have to buy another laptop again, it most certainly will NOT be an HP product is all I can say about that.  I am going to make sure and follow up about this free extended warranty.  I am quite sure that dude that offered it is not going to want to hear the sound of my voice ever again, so it will be good fo…