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when lightning strikes

2013-08-22 - 6:18 a.m.

So the line's been down since June 30, 2003. ATT&T finally showed up to look at it. In the middle of a thunderstorm. So whatev. I'm all limping around to let him back there and have to apologize for the way I'm dressed, which is fairly heinous, since I just had surgery. And maybe I should have expected him since CLECO said Tuesday night that AT&T might be around. But why show up after a decade during a storm? I'm amazed the dude didn't get electrocuted. Did he fix it? Don't know, don't care. We had to bail on ATT&T a long time ago. But evidently the new neighbors with all the vans and the drug helicopters that have already flown over three times since their arrival have complained about the lack of AT&Tage. Seems like AT&T could have just waited those folks out. But maybe the vans are innocent and the helicopters are back to check out the hummingbird weeds in my yard. They come down low enough -- about removed my head the other day.

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So now the big reveal is that Bradley Manning is not in fact Brianna Manning but Chelsea Manning? TBH I thought Brianna was a stupid name anyway but whatever floats your boat.

The whole thing's ridiculous as far as I'm concerned. I would have let Manning off with time served, a dishonorable discharge, and can't work at places with government contracts again. 35 years is stupid. It just gives people like Snowden an easy decision. Time served would make them have to seriously consider trying to cut a deal. That's poker 101. Don't hand your opponent an easy decision. Give them a chance to make a mistake.

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