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Where Hulu treads, Netflix is sure to follow:

Cue the right-wingers to make some derogatory comment about the quality of streaming television vs old broadcast networks. And here's another biggie:

Tuesday Twitter roundup

Paranoid Pat wails about the mean old media:

He really is an immature fist-clenching whiner. Hopefully the voters will finally see the little boy they put into office last time and send him home.

Tuesday Twitter roundup

If the voters learn nothing else from this "special" session:

Unfortunately, as I've mentioned a few times before, Tea Party types are either silent when it comes to government punishing/oppressing citizens of which they don't approve, or are actively involved in such treatment. Liberty for some, tyranny for the rest. Hypocrisy has no better home than in a patriotic nationalist's mouth.

Tuesday Twitter roundup

Map ink on his hands:

Frankly Scarlett, those satellite hearings *should* have been postponed until Tuesday. Dangerous roads are a serious impediment, and will negatively affect the number of people and diversity of opinions at said hearings. But putting roadblocks in the way of the public is par for the course for the GOP, and I'm sure they view this snowfall as a benefit, and not a problem.

DisConnect NC: Cheerleaders deployed, detractors annoyed

The big money players really want this thing:

Bond supporters behind the Connect NC Committee, which is registered with the state to promote the bond issue, say they have raised almost half of their $3.3 million goal, enough to launch a first round of TV ads around the state.

“A bond amounts to deferred taxation,” Revels said. “We’re talking about adopting a line of credit and leaving that to future generations to have to pay off, plus substantial interest. So I don’t think it’s a fiscally responsible policy for us to leave that for our children.”

But proponents are likely correct that they won't have to raise taxes to pay for it. They can do that simply by stealing funds that would/should have gone towards annual education budgets. As far as the debt is concerned, it won't just be the state who is forced into the red:

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