D: I can't dry my laundry.
J: Why not?
D: There are still clothes in the dryer.
J: Take them out, then.
D: Why me, John Bigboote?
J: It might be booby-trapped.
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Wheeler has managed to forward his proposal to kill net neutrality in a country where almost everybody wants net neutrality. He's doing it by exploiting the ignorance, gullibility and passivity of the public, the anti-regulation platform of the political right and truckloads of money from the industry he serves at the expense of the public.
Let me tell you about the best lobbyist in America:
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- D. W. Daniel High School
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