Skip to comments.Totals Stimulus Package Cost To Broadband Rural Areas: $349,000/home. $7,000,000/home In Montana!
Posted on 07/10/2011 6:26:20 PM PDT by MindBender26
On FNC, Gov Huckabee just revealed the cost to you and me to bring Broadband internet service to rural areas through Obama's Stimulus package. It was $349,000 per home, and you and I paid it!
In Montana, it was worse. The program made Broadband available to a total of 7 homes that did not have it available before, at a cost to you and me of $49,000,000. That's $7,000,000 per home.
The total cost was $7.2 BILLION... and we... and our kids... and their kids, paid the bill!
And does anyone doubt that Obama is trying to destroy America?
Who got this outrageous amount of money in Montana? There should be an investigation, because certainly fraud had to be involved.
That definitely has to fall under the good and plenty clause of the Constitution.
Geez, I could use some help paying my monthly highspeed bill.
I am sure the left will say its money well spent.
What a nightmare this guy is and has been. It will be interesting to see how this debt crisis goes. We may not be able to take another year of this guy.
What can you say about 0bama? Waste creates waste.
I’m not sure what this is saying. So should we keep the liberal NYC folk on the leading edge and on the dole, and put the rural people that work and pay the same taxes as everyone else in an ill informed special cage without roads or communications infrastructure just because it costs more?
As a rural American I believe that I have the same rights as every other American and deserve the same opportunities.
No kidding, I didn’t know I could get it free.
*** It was $349,000 per home, and you and I paid it! ****
So where is mine? I’m rural! Still on dialup! I want my $349,000 broadband! OK, I’ll settle for the cash and stay on dialup! ;-D
But if there aren’t enough of you “rural americans” in a given area to make offering services to you profitable, why should the rest of us subsidize you getting those services. It would seem that part of the trade off for leaving the noise and dangers of the city would be fewer services...
You believe high speed internet is a RIGHT?
But — but — Obozo has it all worked out. Each Montana subscriber will be billed $29,267.00 per month for broadband calculated on a 20 year service life before long range WiFi replaces hard-wire cable systems.
But, not to worry. Obozo has instructed those 7 homeowners to send the bill to you.
The list, ping
Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list
So if it cost a trillion to get you your God-given internet right, it’d be ok? It’s called ROI. Your argument sure does defeat your tagline.
I hope that you are being sarcastic. If not, I want a view of 18 miles of prairie and foothills from my back door. (Without moving of course to your beautiful state.) Does this mean that taxpayers will also have to put in a Starbucks three blocks from your house?
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