Free phones if you sign up for Obamacare in one area

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    And that's' not illegal bribery ala Teapot Dome Scandal?
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    No as it is a private co-op offering an enticement to purchase their service. It is no different than a car company offering you a free stereo upgrade if you purchase a car this weekend. They seem to think that people value phones more than what they cost the firm to provide them, so they offer at as a sale, just like any other private company.
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    Unless it's the government offing the freebies for services rendered in the form of Obama-scam. They do gain voting favor indirectly by these calculated giveaways.
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    To bad that the Obama Admin has such little faith in their own program. What is next jelly glasses?
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    Except this is a private, not-for-profit offering the "freebie."

    Obamacare provided loans for startup co-ops in the healthcare industry. However, the firms are required to pay back the loans. They are regulated by the government but are private firms.
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    Again, the administration has nothing to do with the day-to-day operation of this private not-for-profit, except in its role as a regulator.
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    If you guys really think these phones are free, then you are a salesman's wet dream. I bet you think the floor mats the car salesman threw in when you bought your car were free too.
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    Bush voters are easily talked into the undercoating and weatherproofing add ons also.
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    Collusion.
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    To do what? Get people to sign up for this plan instead of another health insurance plan? I'm pretty sure only this firm cares about that.
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    What are the takers going to do with all their free phones? They can get as many 0bamaphones as they want. Now these phones.
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    wow at the comments following the article..some of those people are quite unbalanced.
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    Why would "takers" be paying for their own insurance?
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    Pay back--like Solyndra?
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    if I sign up can i get a new iphone 5s? my 4s is out of date
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    Me too, but I'll still vote for a Tea party conservative or Pubs if there is not Tea Party candidate.

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