Posted by Simon
Last week the conservative news media was playing a story about a woman who was voting for Obama because he was giving out free cell phones. It sounded unbelievable to me so I looked into it. And found out that it is true. The administration is giving poor people free cell phones. Here is a link to the story in the Dayton Ohio newspaper. The number of people who are taking advantage of the program in Ohio has nearly doubled in the last year.
Does this remind you of the free ice cream story I told here a few weeks ago.
Or the famous quote often attributed to playwright George Bernard Shaw:
“A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend upon the support of Paul.”
All this at a time when the Federal Government is spending Three Billion Dollars a day more than its revenue. It is crazy behavior. Which reminds me of my favorite saying: