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As a paramount sign of over-regulation of the cell phone market in the U.S., and misplaced priorities, it’s cheaper to send a text message to Iraq than to the U.S, via Skype, at a cost of 9.7 cents USD per message to Iraq, and 11.2 cents to the U.S.

The ironies abound, with the U.S. taxpayer bearing the overwhelming cost of securing a stable government in Iraq, while Iraqis can send text messages for cheaper than Americans can, despite a continued lack of basic infrastructure there, and decaying infrastructure in the U.S.

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