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January 23, 2013

Does anyone else have AT&T wireless for their home?

i have no phone and no internet since yesterday morning. i've spent the better part of two hours on the phone holding for tech support only to be told that there's a huge outage but can find nothing about it in the news.

i guess i just wonder if my misery has any company. i'm in Raleigh.

googled and it is in the news
http://www.arkansasbusiness.com/article/90315/att-u-verse-experiencing-widespread-outages
http://www.wral.com/at-t-u-verse-outages-reported-in-triangle-elsewhere/12009802/

i am lost without my internet. i can live without the phone.

January 11, 2013

Yeager Releases 2nd Video: No Murders ‘Unless It’s Necessary’

Source: TPM Livewire

James Yeager, the Tennessee firearms instructor who made waves when he posted a video online threatening to "start killing people" if the White House issues an executive order on gun control, released a second video Thursday in which he refused to back down from most his statements.

"I do not condone anybody committing any kind of felonies up to and including any aggravated assaults or murders, unless it's necessary," Yeager said in the second video. "Right now it is not necessary."

"I have drawn my line in the sand: Not one more inch," he said.

Yeager opened the latest video saying that he "probably allowed my mouth to overrun my logic," and announced he had edted some of the more heated comments out of his previous video and reposted it. Then he added: "But I don't, I don't retract any of my statements."

Read more: http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/yeager-releases-2nd-video-ive-assembled-army?ref=fpa



video at link.

i am perfectly willing to call the proper authorities to get this dude disarmed. he's apparently got quite a following. no good can possibly come from this. anyone know who i should call?

i searched for this on DU. hope TPM is considered mainstream enough but if not i can post in GD i suppose. thank you.
January 8, 2013

is this beginning of a super majority republican-built dystopia in NC?

http://abclocal.go.com/wtvd/story?section=news/local&id=8945976

North Carolinians out of work could be facing more hardship.

State lawmakers met Tuesday to discuss drastic cuts in unemployment benefits.

During the meeting, a Legislative committee gave an initial green light to a proposal that would slash maximum weekly benefit checks from $535 to $350 and limiting benefit periods from 26 weeks to a sliding scale between 12 and 20 weeks.

Officials have said it's in order to pay off a loan from the federal government. Back in 2009, the state borrowed $1.5 billion to pay unemployment benefits.

The interest payments on the loan has run into the hundreds of millions.


more at the link.

i really hate republicans.

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