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originally posted by: reldra
originally posted by: majesticgent
First off, These are not "Obamaphones"
The Lifeline program originated in 1984, during the administration of Ronald Reagan; it was expanded in 1996, during the administration of Bill Clinton; and its first cellular provider service (SafeLink Wireless) was launched by TracFone in 2008, during the administration of George W. Bush. All of these milestones were passed prior to the advent of the Obama administration.
Secondly, those apartment complexes/owners may be selling your information to 3rd parties for a little kickback.
I said they were misnamed 'Obamaphone' as they were implemented under Bush. But it is the common term.
No, these are tiny, local properties. One I called, is a 4 unit buiilding on the corner of the street m grandmother has lved on since 1948. I came to find I knew the woman who answered when I called.