Tell Michigan Congress to Keep Landline Phones

Here's another fine mess, Stanley. Michigan lawmakers may cut landline phone service in Michigan within the next three years. AT&T says with cellphone increased usage, landlines aren't cost effective. Thank you, &patticake for first reporting this. Ending landline service is foolish for many reasons.

Many seniors don't or can't use cellphones. They rely on landline service for emergencies, home security, medical monitoring equipment: pacemakers, implantable cardiac defibrillators and other lifesaving devices (says AARP).  Tell Congress We Need Landline Phones in Michigan

Boston Marathon Halloween Costume Death Threats Are Terrorism

Alicia Ann Lynch of Saginaw, Michigan certainly takes the prize for Miss Tacky with her Boston Marathon bombing survivor Halloween costume. She left empathy and common sense behind that day. She probably didn't meant to hurt anyone, but families of victims might not see it that way. She's getting seven levels of censure. But death threats? That's just terrorism in itself.  Death Threats Over Boston Marathon Halloween Costume Are Terrorism