If you make under a certain income go to SafelinkWireless.com and get your FREE cell phone paid for by tax-payers.
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.
Any Minutes you do not use will roll-over. Features such as caller ID, call waiting and voicemail are all also included with your service. If you need additional Minutes, you can buy TracFone Airtime Cards at any TracFone retailer Walmart, Walgreens, Family Dollar, etc). SafeLink Airtime Cards will be available soon.
Who qualifies? You qualify if:
# You already participate in other State or Federal assistance program such as Federal Public Housing Assistance, Food Stamps and Medicaid. OR # Your total household income is at or below 135% of the poverty guidelines set by your State and/or the Federal Government.
# No one in your household currently receives Lifeline Service through another phone carrier.
# You have a valid United States Postal Address. In order for us to ship you your free phone you must live at a residence that can receive mail from the US Post Office. Sorry, but P.O. Boxes cannot be accepted.
This could include, then, college students, graduate students, my 21-year-old friend who is in and out of jail, had a kid outside of marriage, sells drugs occasionally, hasn't worked in 3-years because he's gets a check from the government.
THIS IS CRAZY!!
What's next: free government "green cars" for "the poor."
Obama is guaranteeing a re-election victory.
This is government funding of big business. I don't understand modern liberals. Capitalism is bad, but having government fund companies to guarantee a market, well, that's ok? What?