I agree the program, like sooooo many others, needs far more people in the oversight and fraud crack down divisions, but if I recall- wasn't the 'small government' Republicans who fought any increase in the size of government and attacked government workers as overpaid, underworked and unnecessary?
Chickens come home to roost.
Now as far as the government promoting the programs and opportunities it has to offer... I think that is a great idea.
And do you REALLY think it is the promotion program that caused the use surge in useage???
He actually does not have direct supervision. The Universal Service Administrative Company, which is independent, runs it. Damn it, facts again ruining your premise. I am sure facts are obama's fault too...3 months before he took office. So what. He has had direct supervision as to how this program was implemented. You going to blame FDR for Food Stamp rolls doubling under Obama's watch too?
“Capitalism is the astounding belief that the most wickedest of men will do the most wickedest of things for the greatest good of everyone.” John Maynard Keynes
Anyone wondering what I'm talking about start here:
The Psychology of Persuasion