Maybe he should have legalized marijuana? Would have probably done better! J/K!

Scottie

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From: "Mike Hammett" <wispawirel...@ics-il.net>
Reply-To: WISPA General List <wireless@wispa.org>
Date:  Thu, 8 Oct 2009 12:52:38 -0500

>Let's not forget that the aim of the stimulus grant was to get money moving 
>again, create jobs, etc.  People getting broadband is only an after thought.
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>From: "Mike" <m...@aweiowa.com>
>Sent: Thursday, October 08, 2009 12:20 PM
>To: "WISPA General List" <wireless@wispa.org>
>Subject: Re: [WISPA] Barriers to WISP growth
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>> Whatever happened to the American work ethic?  What ever happened to
>> the American way of working towards the future?  Both have been
>> replaced by a want-it-now instant gratification
>> mentality.  Traditionally, a small business could become a big
>> business by grit, determination, and hard work.
>>
>> It is wrong that we have become such an entitlement ready nation; if
>> the government pays me I'll do it.  I also further the idea that
>> release of public spectrum in the UHF bands would be a great shot in
>> the arm towards the goal of ubiquitous broadband.  Cheaper than a
>> stimulus package too.
>>
>> Both the government and American business have become fond of short
>> term returns at the expense of long term gain and stability.  Just
>> how much of this stimulus money will have found its way to bringing
>> ubiquitous broadband to the masses?  I don't think it is going to
>> solve the problem, or guarantee long term stability.
>>
>> Giveaways have always been fraught with fraud, cronyism and
>> fat.  While not actually a dance with the devil, submission to
>> governmental scrutiny for the sake of subsidized expansion of your
>> business is, in my opinion, short sighted.
>>
>> My ideals are more in line with wisdom handed down through the ages:
>> "The government is best which governs least."
>>
>> Mike
>>
>> At 11:42 AM 10/8/2009, you wrote:
>>> > Stimulus: I don't believe in it and did not apply.
>>>
>>>I want to understand people's opposition to the Broadband Stimulus 
>>>programs.
>>>
>>>
>>>Rick and other people opposed to the stimulus, can you expand on why you
>>>don't believe in the Stimulus and why you didn't apply? Are there things 
>>>you
>>>think the government - FCC, congress, etc. - could do to help ISPs and
>>>expanding broadband?
>>>
>>>Tim
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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