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  • Woman's Request For iPhone Repair Denied Because Of Last Name

    07/20/2010 3:37:11 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 78 replies
    WOKV ^ | July 20, 2010 | Adam Kirk
    Another embarrassing moment for Apple and their iPhone. A woman from Orange Park said she can't get her phone fixed, because Apple's automated software doesn't like her last name. Sandy Burdick told our news partner Channel 4 the Apple website would not let her set an appointment to have her phone fixed, because of her last name. "It stopped me. It said, 'You have put in an inappropriate word in this line.' I thought I must have a typo," she said. Burdick's son even called customer service, and he claims they told him they couldn't do anything about it. "She...
  • "The Security of a Free State" - Oregon Firearms Ban

    02/28/2005 4:11:00 PM PST · by Mr.Atos · 10 replies · 311+ views
    My Sandmen ^ | 02.28.05 | Dueler88
    The Oregon State Legislature will soon be considering a bill that would outlaw semiautomatic "assault rifles" and large-capacity magazines and require registration of these items purchased before the bill's effective date. However, any attempt to prohibit an individual citizen's right to own a firearm represents a gross misunderstanding not only of U.S. Constitutional Law, but also of the basic principles of human nature that caused the Framers to specifically pronounce that right in the Second Amendment to the Constitution. Every constitutional scholar recognizes that the Framers composed the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution as a reaction to the...
  • War a family tradition for San Diego-area soldier killed in Iraq

    12/15/2003 10:26:04 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies · 114+ views
    NATIONAL CITY, Calif. (AP) - Going to war has been a tradition for the family of 24-year-old Army Staff Sgt. Richard Burdick. Vietnam was his father's war. World War II and Korea were wars fought by his grandfather, who died two months ago. World War I was his great-grandfather's battle. Iraq was Richard Burdick's war. And on Dec. 10, Burdick was fatally injured when his vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb in Mosul, Iraq. Burdick of National City, south of San Diego, is survived by his wife, Jennifer, daughter Angelynn, 6, and son Michael Sean, 4. "He was a...