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Broadband Reality Check

 

Cable wireWith every passing month, the United States falls further behind the global leaders in broadband Internet access thanks to a combination of market and policy failures. Our markets lack the competition to bring lower prices, higher speeds, and universal access. Our policies lack the imagination and potency to create real change. Meanwhile, Americans pay more money for less service than a dozen other nations. A third of U.S households are still stuck with dial-up, and another third lack Internet access of any kind. Our broadband problem is becoming a crisis. «Read the rest of this article»

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A response to Sandy Castle’s Letter to the Editor

 

Tim BarnesShe wrote a letter to the editor which paraphrased says basically, “Don’t blame the Republicans, it’s all the Democrats fault”. She however mentioned only one candidate, Tim Barnes which made me respond. If she kept the letter as non-specific I might have let it pass. Anyway here is my response to her letter, “Give Republicans chance to get something done“. «Read the rest of this article»

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Vote for peace, vote for Chris Lugo for Senate

 

Chris LugoI wanted to let you know that I am running for the office of United States Senator, Tennessee under the banner of the Green Party of Tennessee. I believe that it is time for a candidate to stand up for peace and against war. I intend to be an advocate for the message of peace and for the people of Tennessee. I believe that we cannot change the way things are done until ordinary people stand up and speak truth to politics. I intend to run as a progressive candidate who will not compromise on my values. I stand for the values of ordinary working people and against the interests of corporations and those who seek to subvert the public trust. «Read the rest of this article»

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Various political videos

 

PoliticsThese videos reflect my personal views, not those of the other authors, or Clarksville Online. We welcome views from all sides of the political spectrum. So Republicans and Conservatives, where are you? «Read the rest of this article»

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Learn About CDE’s Referendum

 

Clarksville Department of ElectricityThe Clarksville Department of Electricity is proud to be able to meet the energy needs of our customers. For nearly 70 years, CDE has made it a point to utilize the latest in technology in order to provide our customers the best service possible. Because of the dedication of our employees and board members, and the loyalty of our customers, CDE has been able to consistently offer quality electric service at an afffordable price.

CDE now has an opportunity to enhance the service we offer to this community. «Read the rest of this article»

 

APSU to host Novelist Jennifer Finney Boylan

 

Cover for She's Not there by Jennifer  Finney, BoylanClarksville, Tenn. – The Austin Peay State University Department of Languages and Literature and the Center of Excellence for the Creative Arts will sponsor a reading featuring a best-selling author.

Jennifer Finney Boylan will be reading her memoir, “She’s Not There,”

Boylan is a novelist, memoirist, screenwriter and teacher. She is a professor of English at Colby College. Currently, she is working on a new nonfiction work about growing up in a haunted house, which she hopes to release in 2007.

Novelist Jennifer Finney Boylan to speak at APSU

When: Thursday, September 21st 2006 at 8pm
Where: APSU Kimbrough Building’s Gentry Auditorium
Admission: Free and open to the public

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Video: The Average American

 

The Average AmericanThis documentary interviews approximately 100 Americans selected in a totally random manner. The topics discussed include religion, politics, race relations, our government, and what it means to be an American in general. Are your views mainstream? Do you find yourself in agreement with the average American? Take a few minutes to find out! «Read the rest of this article»

 

They have a point

 

Democratic Party Logo(Democrat Press release) Today, the Democratic National Committee released a new video showing the Bush Administration’s willingness to use fear and smear tactics to gain political advantage in a tough election year. Specifically, after years of hardly mentioning Osama bin Laden, saying that “he wasn’t that concerned about him,” and closing down the CIA office charged with his capture, President Bush seemed to have a new found interest, citing the mastermind of the 9/11 attacks seventeen different times in a speech this week. «Read the rest of this article»

 

Inside Google: The search engine we know and love

 

Google LogoIndexing the Internet is not easy. It’s something that Google however does exceedingly well. How do they do it? Find out in this interesting documentary about the worlds largest search engine. Consider this a chance to meet those faceless people who are behind the machine. «Read the rest of this article»

 


From the ashes, a first hand account…

 

House on fire“Do you have a copy of …” the Red Cross worker asked.

“Oh yes, I have that … oh no I don’t; mine’s a bit charred.” I replied.

A second later, I thought to myself: “I can’t believe I am joking about this one small thing in my radically altered life.

Yes, my services handbook was toast — crisp, charred, blackened like a Cajun style catfish fresh off the grill. My family’s entire house was char-broiled, crispy, crunchy and most definitely blackened. We had a fire. «Read the rest of this article»

 
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