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Bubba endorses Samsung: Bill Clinton gets on stage at CES to talk tech and charity

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Bubba endorses Samsung: Bill Clinton gets on stage at CES to talk tech and charity

Whoa, Nelly, Samsung just scored a big name to endorse its efforts, and no Republican will ever buy a Galaxy phone again! We kid, but none other than Bill Clinton was brought onstage by Sammy, to endorse its "Hope for Children" initiative, as part of the Bill Clinton Foundation public health and educational efforts around the globe.

Samsung is providing technology for classrooms and hospitals, and Bill Clinton gets to crack a few jokes about tech during his tenure as the 42nd US President:

When I was president, the average cell phone weighed 5 pounds. There was a total of 50 web sites back then... I did what I can do to keep the Internet free. I sent the first email out into space [to John Glenn]. 

I know that technology is really important to America and every developing country. We cannot afford to spend a trillion more dollars a year on healthcare. South Korea offers better data speed than what's given here in the US. IN fact, the US ranks 14th overall, though,we're a big country. This electronics show shows how much technology has changed and how much we have to look forward to.

The virtual world offers us the opportunity to come together and have these conversations. The only remaining bigotry we have is we don't want to be around people who don't agree with us. We've been sorting ourselves out by beliefs in a way that weakens our country.


As you can see, at the end things got serious, but Bill Clinton actually received the most applause of everything Samsung showed so far, and was escorted off the stage by the Samsung Electronics CEO himself; plus, we finally found explanation why we were told not to stand during part of Samsung's keynote, and why the hall was brimming with Secret Service types.

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posted on 09 Jan 2013, 12:36 3

1. MeoCao (unregistered)


Republicans use iPhones, that's why they lost the election.

posted on 09 Jan 2013, 12:36 7

2. RaKithAPeiRiZ (Posts: 1301; Member since: 29 Dec 2011)


I dunno , inviting politics into tech is not a good sign i guess ...(conspiracy kneau)

posted on 09 Jan 2013, 12:39 4

3. MeoCao (unregistered)


SS is planning big, they know Hillary will be the next US prez. :)

posted on 09 Jan 2013, 12:48

6. RaKithAPeiRiZ (Posts: 1301; Member since: 29 Dec 2011)


all hail the NWO

posted on 09 Jan 2013, 12:47 1

5. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5458; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


Agree!

posted on 09 Jan 2013, 12:54 9

7. rf1975 (Posts: 238; Member since: 01 Aug 2011)


Hey HTC bring Monica Lewinsky....

posted on 09 Jan 2013, 16:23

14. cncrim (Posts: 459; Member since: 15 Aug 2011)


lmao +1

posted on 09 Jan 2013, 17:50

15. blingblingthing (Posts: 419; Member since: 23 Oct 2012)


Plus one indeed.

posted on 09 Jan 2013, 12:45

4. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 5458; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)


Marketing strategy to use Bill Clinton... How the hell it should inspire or impress me??? Maybe they think that Bill Clinton is an ideal of personality or something like that???

posted on 09 Jan 2013, 13:04 6

10. Commentator (Posts: 2293; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)


It has more to do with his foundation and the fact that Samsung is apparently a key sponsor.

posted on 09 Jan 2013, 12:54 5

8. KickRocks (Posts: 104; Member since: 22 Mar 2011)


Tricky Bill. Best president ever!!

posted on 09 Jan 2013, 12:55 2

9. naptown2 (Posts: 70; Member since: 29 Dec 2012)


best pres every

posted on 09 Jan 2013, 13:34

11. bubbadoes (Posts: 321; Member since: 03 May 2012)


wasn't me

posted on 09 Jan 2013, 14:04 4

12. remixfa (Posts: 13902; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


I wonder if he ..shared a cigar.. with the Samsung CEO and a few booth girls backstage. giggidy.

posted on 09 Jan 2013, 16:04 1

13. rd311 (Posts: 10; Member since: 08 May 2010)


That's it...........No more Samsung products for me!!!

posted on 10 Jan 2013, 17:25

16. ray77 (Posts: 121; Member since: 17 Nov 2012)


lm republican an got the Samsung Galay S III an my son too an have the note 2

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