The government program called Lifeline, which was started back in 1998 to help low-income families get home phone service, was expanded under Obama’s great expansion of government to now provide free cell phones and free monthly service plans as well as home phone service, and watched as the price of the program ballooned from $772 million in 2008 to over $1.6 billion in 2012.
“A 2011 audit found that 269,000 wireless Lifeline subscribers were receiving free phones and monthly service from two or more carriers. ”
So not only is Obama giving each of these people cell phones and service for free, now he is giving many of them multiple …
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