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Poor? Lucky you, get internet for 10$ a month

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posted on Aug, 7 2011 @ 01:08 PM
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There is nothing wrong with entitlements. Hell I hope sometime soon everything becomes an entitlement. Water, electricity, food, television, fuel, clothing, etc etc.




posted on Aug, 7 2011 @ 01:13 PM
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You're in luck. They've eased the travel restrictions to Cuba, so go on over. They'd probably take you into North Korea too, if you went through proper channels.

There are four basic entitlements, air, water, a roof over your head (and that does not mean an apartment or house) and the most important, opportunity.

Everything else should always be under intense review and the efforts should be made to reduce and or eliminate them.
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posted on Aug, 7 2011 @ 01:23 PM
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people on welfare with free internet?

jobsearch.monster.com...

www.s1jobs.com...

www.prospects.ac.uk...

hmmm lets see what tesco are advertising internally

www.tesco-careers.com...

or walmart

hiringcenter.walmartstores.com...

hmmm people could literally find out anything about any job or company also they would have the added bonus of an other method of contact

explore.live.com...

i could go on and on. there is no doubt the internet is a powerful tool when looking for work. but lets begrudge
people out of work having that tool.




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posted on Aug, 7 2011 @ 01:27 PM
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Originally posted by lifeform11
people on welfare with free internet?

jobsearch.monster.com...

www.s1jobs.com...

www.prospects.ac.uk...

hmmm lets see what tesco are advertising internally

www.tesco-careers.com...

or walmart

hiringcenter.walmartstores.com...

hmmm people could literally find out anything about any job or company also they would have the added bonus of an other method of contact

explore.live.com...

i could go on and on. there is no doubt the internet is a powerful tool when looking for work. but lets begrudge
people out of work having that tool.




If you are interested in this position please email us your CV. Visit our website now to view similar positions.


www.jobsearch.co.uk...






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Oh the cyclical argument. They need a job. To find the job they need a computer and internet. To answer the call, they need a phone. To receive a check, they need an addres....er home.
Same socialist crap.

Which came first the chicken or the egg???


You forgot to include that anyone can walk into most stores and complete an application there.


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posted on Aug, 7 2011 @ 01:30 PM
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of course they can, they just would not beable to apply for all the jobs that are ONLY advertised online.



posted on Aug, 7 2011 @ 01:39 PM
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Libraries
Unemployment centers
Universities


But nononono, lets gouge the tax payer more becase they may have to walk somewhere.




posted on Aug, 7 2011 @ 01:41 PM
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nononono, lets stop them from having access to half the job market then complain they are unemployed.



posted on Aug, 7 2011 @ 01:42 PM
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Originally posted by lifeform11
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nononono, lets stop them from having access to half the job market then complain they are unemployed.

Who is stopping them???

Go to the library. Search and surf till your hearts content.


But wait, that is denying them of............doing this in their home.. Big deal. They still have access.
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posted on Aug, 7 2011 @ 01:46 PM
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Originally posted by lifeform11
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nononono, lets stop them from having access to half the job market then complain they are unemployed.

*sigh*
Libraries
Unemployment centers
Universities

It's just that they'll have to job surf in clothes, not their underwear.



posted on Aug, 7 2011 @ 01:50 PM
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Why are you guys so mad? This is not coming out of your tax money.

This is a company trying to do some good PR. They are paying for it, sucking up the costs (probably going to pass it to their existing subscribers).

It's not a government hand out... it's a company reaching out to the community.



posted on Aug, 7 2011 @ 01:51 PM
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Originally posted by InnerTruths
Why are you guys so mad? This is not coming out of your tax money.

This is a company trying to do some good PR. They are paying for it, sucking up the costs (probably going to pass it to their existing subscribers).

It's not a government hand out... it's a company reaching out to the community.

Read the previous posts.

We are ALL paying for it.



posted on Aug, 7 2011 @ 01:57 PM
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yeah your right, i can see it now. 100 people per computer available. all needing them NOW to apply and reply inorder to get that job.



posted on Aug, 7 2011 @ 01:58 PM
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Originally posted by beezzer

Originally posted by InnerTruths
Why are you guys so mad? This is not coming out of your tax money.

This is a company trying to do some good PR. They are paying for it, sucking up the costs (probably going to pass it to their existing subscribers).

It's not a government hand out... it's a company reaching out to the community.

Read the previous posts.

We are ALL paying for it.


I gotta say, if the company is doing it, with no Govt deductions or reimbursement, then let the company do it.

If it is subsidized by the tax payer in any way, then it is an entitlement just being added to the already overloaded list.

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posted on Aug, 7 2011 @ 01:59 PM
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Originally posted by lifeform11
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yeah your right, i can see it now. 100 people per computer available. all needing them NOW to apply and reply inorder to get that job.


Still not denying anyone from anything.

Just because it is an "inconvenience" does not mean it is not possible.

I have an idea. Since you have no problem with this, why not pay for it yourself.



posted on Aug, 7 2011 @ 02:12 PM
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I'm poor. My family makes well less than the poverty line. Free Internet would really help us, but alas, we homeschool. We are not eligible.

I don't see why people assume the internet would be used by the poor for porn or nefarious reasons. I use my internet now to sell a bit on ebay, look for work, sell books, and get coupons and look for sales.

We pay about 60 a month for our service. It pays for itself though.

I guess if the poor are REALLY lazy they will not benefit much from it. If they are, they will become competition for me.

I hate that everything is always tied to that school lunch program. It's a good way of cutting out benefits to homeschoolers.



posted on Aug, 7 2011 @ 02:14 PM
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Of course it does, as if you home school your kids, the Govt reach is farther and they have less control.

Nothing like rewarding people for giving up basic rights.



posted on Aug, 7 2011 @ 02:32 PM
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I have an idea. Since you have no problem with this, why not pay for it yourself.


i would have no problem with paying for it because i know it would help people who need all the help they can get.
but i am no millionairre, well not yet, there is hoping. i also have no problem with it being donation based or just those who are willing to chip in. i don't care how it is funded.

all i know is it is a good idea that would help people and give no excuses for failing to apply for any job. they spend tax payers money providing lots of services for the unemployed in the u.k. which are all available online.
if everybody had internet connections there would be no need for all these extra help services that take tax payers money anyway. not sure if this happens in the U.S.

if they do not search online to get that c.v. perfect (free websites with advice and examples), they will be sent somewhere who can to help them get a perfect c.v. paid for by tax payers money anyway, this is just one example.

so instead of giving lots of tax payers money to companies to give them c.v. advice, interview advice, jobsearching etc. just give everybody £10 and let them have access to it all, at what may turn out to be a lesser sum overall.



posted on Aug, 7 2011 @ 02:35 PM
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Originally posted by lifeform11
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I have an idea. Since you have no problem with this, why not pay for it yourself.


i would have no problem with paying for it because i know it would help people who need all the help they can get.
but i am no millionairre, well not yet, there is hoping. i also have no problem with it being donation based or just those who are willing to chip in. i don't care how it is funded.

all i know is it is a good idea that would help people and give no excuses for failing to apply for any job. they spend tax payers money providing lots of services for the unemployed in the u.k. which are all available online.
if everybody had internet connections there would be no need for all these extra help services that take tax payers money anyway. not sure if this happens in the U.S.

if they do not search online to get that c.v. perfect (free websites with advice and examples), they will be sent somewhere who can to help them get a perfect c.v. paid for by tax payers money anyway, this is just one example.

so instead of giving lots of tax payers money to companies to give them c.v. advice, interview advice, jobsearching etc. just give everybody £10 and let them have access to it all, at what may turn out to be a lesser sum overall.


Better not go over the $350k limit that Obama has set.


I am all for private industry and private citizens contributing to charity, but of their own choosing.

If the Govt subsidizes it, then it is a welfare addition.



posted on Aug, 7 2011 @ 02:53 PM
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I know of a number of people that are poor getting food stamps, unemployment or other government checks and are running online businesses.

You would be surprised at how the Internet has helped the common thief get money.

They can now break in to your home and instead of taking a chance of trying to pawn something and having the police pawn shop detail track it back to them, they now get better money by selling on E-bay to someone a couple states away.
I would say about 10% of the items sold on E-bay are stolen.

In some areas there are people that fence stolen property that thieves bring to them and if you can track the address you will find it tracks right to low income public housing projects.
And some of these people sell so much that they are classed as PowerSellers with E-bay and are getting welfare at the same time.
They have clients/thieves in there public housing area that use them to sell stolen property.



posted on Aug, 7 2011 @ 03:11 PM
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Comcast doesn't do much out of the goodness of their hearts - it will be subsidized by the full-paying customers. Instead of our normal $167 bill (we have both internet and cable TV with them), they'll raise it a few dollars figuring we won't notice. It will probably be tagged as an additional "service fee."
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