Government internet: now a Thing!

Oh goodie gumdrops, looks like we just found ourselves a brand new Constitutional right!


The Obamanet, like its predecessor Obamacare, will be more efficient, lots cheaper (FREE!!!), more reliable, much faster, and WAY more entertaining, educational, and just plain FUN!!! Sundance assures us ALL IS WELL.

There is nothing nefarious about the U.S. surveillance state wanting to make surveillance more efficient. Nothing nefarious at all.

Do not be discouraged by those extremist voices outlining the benefits to government that are provided by a wider, more inclusive, national broadband internet system; that connects to a more efficient 5G internet system; that permits you to experience a new world of telecommunications benefits tailored to your individual needs.

The new network of all things interconnected will make life far more convenient, perhaps allowing you to eliminate the worry of finding gasoline in rural areas when it becomes scarce. Our new national networks will help ease your mind as the internet proximity services work seamlessly with your portable transponder unit (cell phone) to facilitate your needs.

The convenience of finding stuff you need; intersecting with voting and data-connections with your social media network; helping the government track you; all of it. The opportunities are endless my friends. Smiles, everyone, smiles.

You’d think they would be saying thank you. Man, I just can’t wait to get my hands on my new 56k/600 baud modem from dear old Uncle Sam! It’s FREE, you know!

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Aesop

And with all content now overseen by the Glorious DHS Ministry Of Truth?
What could possibly go wrong with that, citizen?

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John Wilder

There’s simply no way they’d use it to track badthink.

Francis W. Porretto

When the government offers to give you something “for free,” put one hand on your wallet and the other on your gun and slowly back away.

“Nothing of value is free. Even the breath of life is purchased at birth only through gasping effort and pain.” — Robert A. Heinlein

MarkMatis

They are only offering it to the RIGHT people “for free”. Just like their student loan stuff. You can bet that will only be done for the RIGHT degrees. Black Studies. Womyn’s Studies. And so on. STEM need not apply.

Jaybo

The dollar is doomed

Himself

They already have this. Look on your mobile or interweb bill. Last I saw, there was like $15 out of my bill that went for Deshawn to steal movies and watch porn. I think it’s called the universal access fund.

Back in the day they moaned about the ‘digital divide’ between black chulrin and everyone else. Oblivious to the fact that a computer is a tool. Unless you are entertaining yourself you have to know how to read and use maths to make any dough with one.

BTW, ever go to an inner city library and watch the clientele on the computers? Yeah.

Jaybo

Very true. And if you ask any cop about number one cause of in the hood violence, social media. Somebody says I’m doin her and then the other feral goes and shoots up a party to show him, You know what Im sayin LOL Guess it ain’t all bad

SteveF

If you like your ISP, you can keep your ISP.

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