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Old 06-16-2011, 11:59 AM   #21
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In my state, qualifying for food stamps means you also qualify for a free government provided cell phone.
Makes sense. How else can a poor person call their drug dealer communicate with possible employers?

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Much of foreign aid is pro quid pro Our country receives benefit for the "aid". Think of air and naval bases in strategic areas that is needed for security as one small example. Unstable regions seem to cost a LOT more to our interests when the blow up than it does to pay for aid. Of course, we see the epic failures, but overlook the successes.

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Makes sense. How else can a poor person call their drug dealer communicate with possible employers?
Hold on a sec - if you start working you can't keep getting food stamps and free cell phones.

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