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Old 05-15-2011, 11:58 AM
 
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Have not posted recently but Im keeping up to date with post and continue to email and call concerning EB. Plan on going to Charlotte, also have contacted everyone I know in this situation with EB, Hopefully it will help.
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Old 05-15-2011, 11:58 AM
 
Location: Eastern NC
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The problem with trying to rally support is people just dont have the resources to be present. As for communications of the forums or via social media, thats another lack of resources situation. Those that do go to represent the majority I plea that you will emphasize this while you have the attention of the media. Resources for this group are so miniscule and overall morale is being pushed to the brink as we try to keep up a strong front to our families and children. I struggle every day to try to find the silver lining.

If just a handful show and those that speak are well versed and provide a true face of the long term unemployed, that will do far more than a mass of angry unorganized folks.
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Old 05-15-2011, 12:30 PM
 
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Very much agreed, people. The more that can make it the better, but organization and full, clear emphasis on the issue is far more outreaching than a multitude, just causing commotion and making noise. Emphasis on the subject is what matters.
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Old 05-15-2011, 12:35 PM
 
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Not many,Everyone is leaving it up to someone else to help. If you have 500 it will be a suprise. Just read your form the same people are writing all the time.

who are you?
you joined this site just to bash us?

mod,do you have a troll policy?
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Old 05-15-2011, 12:48 PM
 
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who are you?
you joined this site just to bash us?

mod,do you have a troll policy?
Full TOS here http://www.city-data.com/forumtos.html It will let you know all the rules for posting and we must abide by them to keep this thread open.
As for me making it to CLT, I used what I had for electric and gas for more job hunting Monday. I will be there in spirit. I pray and hope the rally will open the legislatures eyes enough to see what is happening to us.
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Old 05-15-2011, 01:02 PM
 
Location: Eastern NC
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For those of us that can't be there tomorrow but have the ability to follow coverage via the internet, does anyone know if there will be some streaming coverage or if it will be recorded? I for one would love to be able to follow it in real time so maybe I can tweet or post to FB my input and stories of families I know that dont have access to these resources to be heard.

I feel at times that my input might be overdone because there is so few of us in NC working social media sources. I'm now second-guessing myself as to how much I should voice my situation and support.


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As for me making it to CLT, I used what I had for electric and gas for more job hunting Monday. I will be there in spirit. I pray and hope the rally will open the legislatures eyes enough to see what is happening to us.
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Old 05-15-2011, 01:21 PM
 
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For those of us that can't be there tomorrow but have the ability to follow coverage via the internet, does anyone know if there will be some streaming coverage or if it will be recorded? I for one would love to be able to follow it in real time so maybe I can tweet or post to FB my input and stories of families I know that dont have access to these resources to be heard.

I feel at times that my input might be overdone because there is so few of us in NC working social media sources. I'm now second-guessing myself as to how much I should voice my situation and support.
The more you voice your support, the better my friend. You and a whole bunch of others here are doing a great job and should be proud of themselves. Keep up the hard work and it will pay off at the end.
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Old 05-15-2011, 01:39 PM
 
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I just emailed Perdue again asked her why she wouldn't go to the house and try to work out a solution instead of each side blaming the other. The people of NC don't care Republican or Democrat they just want the people they elected and placed their trust in to remedy this.
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Old 05-15-2011, 01:54 PM
 
Location: Eastern NC
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A little while ago, I emailed President Obama requesting his assistance and support. In case anyone here is willing to email and is at a loss of words, this is the contact info: www.whitehouse.gov and here is my letter:

Mr. President, please help the long term unemployed of North Carolina in their dire economic situation. Many of us do not have the resources to be heard by our legislators and those that do feel Governor Perdue and the NCGOP are sacrificing these constituents, people that voted for them to represent us.

There are a great many long term unemployed (99ers) that are hungry and/or without electricity and lack the resources now to seek employment where the extended benefits could help bridge the gap. Our children and elderly family members are the ones that are suffering the most.

At your earliest convenience, please, consider the plight of these North Carolinians and urge our Governor and Representatives to take immediate action to get federal extended unemployment benefits to these families.

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Old 05-15-2011, 02:01 PM
 
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As for me making it to CLT, I used what I had for electric and gas for more job hunting Monday. I will be there in spirit. I pray and hope the rally will open the legislatures eyes enough to see what is happening to us.
I'd suggest that tryingtohelp reads that
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