With the exception of the local civil services, I would think that if 
there were a profit involved in those things, then maybe there would be 
some accountability too. As it is, most of those programs are nothing to 
write home about and most don't spend MY money wisely.

Cameron

Robert West wrote:
> But none of those would work unless they were setup as a not for profit.
> Any entity that is to serve the people AND generate profit walks on the
> edge.
>
> Bob-
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: wireless-boun...@wispa.org [mailto:wireless-boun...@wispa.org] On
> Behalf Of MDK
> Sent: Monday, December 14, 2009 4:37 PM
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> Subject: Re: [WISPA] Report: Broadband stimulus funds won't suffice
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>
> And each of these is the evidence I have that I do NOT want them doing 
> anything more, and I want them OUT of those things, as well.
>
>
>
> --------------------------------------------------
> From: "Tim Sylvester" <t...@avanzarnetworks.com>
> Sent: Sunday, December 13, 2009 5:27 PM
> To: "'WISPA General List'" <wireless@wispa.org>
> Subject: Re: [WISPA] Report: Broadband stimulus funds won't suffice
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>   
>> Yes, I am amazed. Amazed by the bitching and whining about government on
>> this list by people who ...
>>
>> - sell wireless service using spectrum "owned" by everyone and allocated 
>> to
>> them by the FCC for free or low cost.
>> - sell access to the Internet, a network originally funded and developed 
>> by
>> DARPA and later funded by the National Science Foundation.
>> - drive on roads funded with taxpayer dollars and maintained by the
>> government.
>> - sell Internet service in rural areas to farmers that receive billions in
>> government subsidies per year.
>> - connect CPE equipment to electrical service that was funded by the Rural
>> Electric Administration.
>> - use VA health services.
>> - will use Medicare and Social Security when they retire.
>> - call the police and fire department when they need help.
>> - send their kids to public schools.
>>
>> Amazing.
>>
>> Tim
>>
>>
>>
>>
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