Woman battling installation of smart meters tells her story on radio

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Brenda Hawk has been in a long battle with her power company and her sheriffs department over the installation of smart meters. All Brenda wanted from the company was written assurance that these new smart meters are safe and not a hazard, but the company allegedly refused to do so. The story only gets more disturbing from there.

The transcript of the interview is below:

GLENN: Next I want to tell you kind of a, I don’t know, a 1984 story, if you will, a story of Big Brother, and a story of the little person winning against the machine. At least a temporary battle. Brenda Hawk is a 9/12 project member and she’s a woman that lives in Ohio and does not want the smart meter. And she’s lived her life the right way. Last October she was told she’s going to have to get a smart meter attached to her home, and she said no. She successfully managed to keep the old one until just last week. The CEO of American Electric Power sent her a letter saying, “Too bad, you’re getting a smart meter.” She has a pacemaker and people have reported problems with pacemakers after getting the smart meters installed. She said, “I don’t want it.” She is somebody that needs a breathing machine, she’s ‑‑ I mean, she’s not necessarily the picture of health.

Well, here in the middle of winter they shut her power off and her water. I’ve never seen anything like it. They shut her power and water off. The sheriff and the power company trucks arrive uninvited and she says to the sheriff, “Are you there to protect my rights?” And he says, “No, I’m here to protect them.” She said, “I do not want a smart meter on my house.” So they shut her power off. Well, because she’s a 9/12 member, the phones at TheBlaze lit up and we found out about Brenda’s story, and she spoke to Michael Opelka and she’s on the phone with us now to give us the rest of the story. And the kind of happy, I was going to say ending, but middle. Brenda, how are you?

HAWK: Oh, I’m doing fine, Glenn. I ‑‑ it’s a great honor to speak with you today.

GLENN: Well, I’m sorry. I wish it was on ‑‑ I wish it was on something else, but tell me about your experience of having the sheriff and the power company come out and put you in your place.

HAWK: Well, it was rather interesting since I had erased my easement with AEP, oh, about ten or twelve years ago due to some tree‑trimming problems and ‑‑

GLENN: Explain ‑‑ hang on just a second. Explain what that means, Brenda.

HAWK: Well, they always had these groups called Asplundh contract with AEP to come trim your trees and they don’t trim them. They butcher them to where they ‑‑ they actually make them dangerous and they start dying and that’s why they do it that way.

GLENN: Right. They are doing it to keep the power lines clear in case there’s snow or wind or something.

HAWK: And unfortunately my trees weren’t interfering with their pole. They were 30 feet off their easement even but they said they had a blanket easement to my property. So it made it right that they could even remove my house if they felt it was in the way.

GLENN: That’s crazy.

HAWK: I was a little shocked at that. So we had some issues and I found out later on that, studying the law that I could erase my easement with a contract between two parties. So I thought I was safe on this because they haven’t returned with the tree trimmers over twelve years and they usually do this every three. And so I informed AEP that, you know, they would need my permission on the land if they did come here. And the issue I had with the meter is that I just wanted a written guarantee. I called PUCO, the whole bit, did everything legally and said that all I wanted was a written guarantee that this meter is safe for my health, my health and my home and for the animals because I’ve read quite a few things and I wanted the information from them to prove that the meter was safe and to prove what I was reading on the Internet may not be right. They wouldn’t give it to me. And so it’s quite a shock to see them come last Friday.

GLENN: Did they notify you ‑‑ did they notify you in advance that they were coming?

HAWK: Yeah.

GLENN: But I thought we had cancelled the appointment when I talked to an AEP representative beforehand that I said, I had asked him to send me this information and I had written to the governor of Ohio and my congressman Jim Jordan and it was awaiting, you know, some information or answers from somebody as to whether they could do this or not when they had no easement to my property. And, of course, I hadn’t received anything and that was within that week. So it was way too probably fast for anybody to answer me. Jim Jordan’s office did contact me and said they were working on it at the local office. And then they called back later in the afternoon and said they found out there’s nothing they can do because it’s a state issue. So I went, okay. But when the sheriff’s department came at 10:00 in the morning, they came with three AEP trucks and when the deputy came to my porch, and I knew to stay on the inside of my enclosed porch with the door locked. Let’s just say I’ve had issues before because of this. And I spoke to the officer, and I’m always very polite to people and I just asked him, like you had stated that, “Are you here to protect my property rights as a citizen of Allen County, or are you here to protect AEP?” And he said, “No, ma’am, I’m not here for you. I’m here for AEP.”

GLENN: Boy, I tell you I would do everything I can, and the 9/12 project should do everything they can to make sure that sheriff is voted out.

HAWK: Oh, well, this gets interesting. Let me update you real quick what happened Monday. They did restore my power. I guess they ‑‑

GLENN: Hang on just a second. It’s my understanding that within three hours of this being posted on TheBlaze, they were inundated with e‑mails and phone calls and they restored your power. Is that your understanding?

HAWK: Yeah, not until ‑‑ not until 36 hours later, about ‑‑

GLENN: Oh, 36 hours?

HAWK: Yeah. About 5:30 on Friday evening ‑‑ I mean Saturday evening, I’m sorry. So I had to stay awake for 36 hours because if I fall asleep because of my brain injury, it stops my diaphragm from working and without the CPAP type of breathing machine ‑‑ I don’t have sleep apnea. It’s a brain condition. It’s called central apnea. And my brain, if I do fall asleep, the brain just kind of slows down and won’t let my diaphragm work.

GLENN: Right. It is a very ‑‑ it is an extraordinarily dangerous medical situation.

HAWK: Condition, yes.

GLENN: And you can die quickly from it. But I understand they laughed at you when you brought that up.

HAWK: Yeah. That was one issue I brought up that I said, you know, there’s an Ohio law that states you cannot turn my power off between November 15th and April 15th. And I said, I’ve paid my bill. And they said, well, that law does not pertain to you, ma’am. And this Mr. Rocco was with this deputy that day. I didn’t know who it was at the time, but he was the one pretty well telling me that the law doesn’t pertain to me. And I said, oh, you’re right. My bill has been paid up to date and I’ve never missed a payment. So I guess that makes a difference, huh? They were just kind of giggling at me at my expense and they said, well, I’ll tell ya, lady, it’s either the meter, you take the meter or we take your power. And I said, well, I’ll tell you what. If it’s about the meter, go ahead and take the analog meter off my house but until you give me a guarantee that the other one’s safe, you cannot replace it with the RFM meter. And they said ‑‑ they kind of discussed each other between AEP and the deputy and they said, “Well, it’s going to be the power then.” They didn’t really even want the meter. That was what really fascinated me.

GLENN: I will tell you that, I think there are a lot of people in the power companies that are doing it because it will save them money. And it will. It will save them money. They don’t have to go and look at it. But I really, truly believe, and I don’t know if you believe this, Brenda, but smart meters in the end are all about control.

HAWK: Right. Right. Yeah, from what I’ve studied, I understood that pretty well before they showed up.

GLENN: Sure.

HAWK: And yeah, because I ‑‑

GLENN: So what happened on Monday when ‑‑ with the sheriff?

HAWK: Yeah, Monday was very interesting. I just, some friends were kind of concerned about my safety and they said, why don’t you call your Allen County sheriff’s department and lodge a complaint or file charges against these people. I said, you know, that’s probably a good idea. So first thing Monday morning around 8:30 in the morning, I did call the sheriff’s department. And they took my report and said they would have a deputy ‑‑ or a sergeant call me back. Well, the sergeant called me back and was extremely rude and disrespectful to me. I mean, he yelled at me up one side and down the other and basically he said I was a criminal, I was shooting at people, I had no right to give anybody ‑‑

GLENN: What the hell kind of sheriff’s department do you have?

HAWK: Pardon?

GLENN: What kind of sheriff’s department do you have?

HAWK: It’s scary. It’s really scary.

GLENN: Let me tell you something. Now I sound like a broken record, but Brenda, move to Texas.

HAWK: I wish I could.

GLENN: Jeez.

HAWK: Land here is not selling very well.

GLENN: Yeah. Well, another reason to move to Texas.

HAWK: Tough to leave.

GLENN: Wow. I am sorry, Brenda. Okay. So what is this sheriff’s name?

HAWK: The sheriff’s name is Sheriff Crish, C‑r‑i‑s‑h.

GLENN: Crish.

HAWK: Yeah, Crish.

GLENN: When is he up for reelection?

HAWK: He was just elected I think a year or so ago. So it’s going to be a while.

GLENN: Well, for anybody who is listening that wants to run against him and wants to protect the people of your area, if you’re running, I will give you a commercial for free to run against him if you stand for the principles of liberty and the understanding that it is your land. If the sheriffs ‑‑ I will lend my voice to a group of sheriffs that decide that they are going to stand together across the country, and I will do everything I can to empower sheriffs and to make sure that people understand that your sheriff, your local sheriff is the best friend that you have. And any of these sheriffs that decide they are going to go the other way, I’ll help ya. I’ll help you. You just let me know.

So Brenda, how is this left now?

HAWK: Well, I don’t know what happened, but after this sergeant ripped me up one side and down the other and just yelled at me and said, “Lady,” never said my name or anything. Just was basically being very rude, he called back about five minutes later. I didn’t even recognize the voice. And he said, “Gee, I…” kind of interesting. He said, “It appears that somebody has already filed a complaint and a case with the prosecuting attorney’s office and if I wanted the number I could have it and call the prosecuting attorney’s office. And he was very calm. I didn’t ‑‑ like I said, I didn’t recognize his voice. And he actually called me Ms. Hawk at that point. Total turnaround. So ‑‑

GLENN: Before it was “lady”?

HAWK: Yeah, so far as “hey lady” this and “hey lady” that. I don’t even want to get into the conversation. It wasn’t pleasant. I just sat there and took it. But yeah, so to date I don’t know who has done this in my benefit, and I’m extremely grateful to whoever this person is because usually this is what they pull on me: Well, you don’t have any rights, so you cannot do any ‑‑ and they definitely basically said he would not allow me to press charges or write up a complaint against anyone in this town. So I was ‑‑ or against AEP for that matter. So I was really shocked.

GLENN: Well, I tell you what, Brenda, we’ll do everything we can at TheBlaze to follow the story and to make sure that this sheriff ‑‑ you know, I would like somebody at TheBlaze to do a profile on this sheriff and we’ll also find out who filed that lawsuit for you unless they don’t want to be exposed. If they don’t mind being exposed, we’ll let you know who the good‑doer was. Thank you very much. Brenda, you ‑‑

HAWK: Well, thank you, Glenn Beck.

GLENN: You stay in touch with us, all right? You stay in touch with Michael Opelka. These are his kinds of stories. Thank you so much.

HAWK: Thank you.

GLENN: God bless.

  • landofaahs

    Be careful Glenn, Alex Jones has been reporting on smart meters for months and years now.  Conspiracy ya know.

  • http://www.artinphoenix.com/gallery/grimm snowleopard (cat folk gallery)

    And so we see the results of big government forcing stuff down our throats, the people matter for nothing, only the government. Welcome to the truth of NEW AMERICA under the communists of Obama.

  • http://www.artinphoenix.com/gallery/grimm snowleopard (cat folk gallery)

    And so we see the results of big government forcing stuff down our throats, the people matter for nothing, only the government. Welcome to the truth of NEW AMERICA under the communists of Obama.

  • Draxx

    If You Do Not Want What the Government Shoves Down Your Throat, They Will Make You a Criminal for sticking up for your rights to choose!

  • http://youtu.be/R7MC2wu49Cw Sam Fisher

    That is big government for you they don’t give a crap if you need power because of your health problems and they will try to kill you if you resist. Just like they tried to do with her. It is damn shameful. We should start a petition to take Sheriff Crish job away from him because he is not doing his to protect and serve.

  • http://youtu.be/R7MC2wu49Cw Sam Fisher

    That is big government for you they don’t give a crap if you need power because of your health problems and they will try to kill you if you resist. Just like they tried to do with her. It is damn shameful. We should start a petition to take Sheriff Crish job away from him because he is not doing his to protect and serve.

  • http://www.artinphoenix.com/gallery/grimm snowleopard (cat folk gallery)

    So be it.

  • http://www.artinphoenix.com/gallery/grimm snowleopard (cat folk gallery)

    So be it.

  • Anonymous

    Snowleopard, be honest. Do you get any Federal aid? Disability? Unemployment?

  • Anonymous

    Blessed are the cats, for they will inherit the earth.

  • http://www.facebook.com/annie.gibbons2 Annie Gibbons

    Hey Glen I have ESH electromagnetic hypersenitivity. reconginized by the World health organization as a real illness affecting at least 3 to 6% of the world’s popluation. Also The World Health organization lists Cell phone radiation as a class C Carcinogen. I had thermal bursn to my face and neck at least 40 times over the course of the past five years. No Docs could identiy what was wrong with me, even though I told them what I thought5 it was. MY Husband and I researched it and found that my titianium bridge for my upper bridge in my mought was making my head in to a battery. Eventually I got an upper denture and plasitc rimmed glasses too, and in this past year I have had other symptoms but only one thermal burn that required me to saty in an abndoned house off the grid in a valley until I healed again. Last January I came baqck from another harrowing retreat to heal from radiation sickiness ( yes I have before and after pcitures lots of them!). and he didn’t wnat to tell me that the SMART METERs had been installed. I could feel it right away, and after one night in our house thold hime that I can’t stay here. we found luckily though God’s grace little new house recently vacated by the owner death up against the sandstone hillside above this little minine town of Naturita, where at least I was no longer in the middle of cell phone zinging though my head. we had already bought a three hundred dollar set of resonators which are plug in things that help ground the house’s current, and I use them also. I was angrey about the SMART METERS since I had read about all the health concerns  and even the law suit by the city of Santa Cruz against the Ca. power co. since that one is wifi. I spoke in opposistion to these meters at SMPA our power co. located in Ridgeway Co. last Feb. iwas so nervous that my voice shook, since it was obvious that thier smug attitdue wasn’t going to budge. And nothing was done. I feel it’s current, and I see that people are ageing too fast.. cellular dammage, loss of melatonine, and acytelcholine, thyroid disfucntion, heart attacks in the young, earlier dementia, sky rocketing autisium, ADD ad infonadum… the list goes on! Our government gave the cell phone companies ulinted micrwave immision stnadards and set linits based on meger anaimal studies done by the cell phone companies in 1992, passinglaws stateing that no one can bring asuit aginst cany cell phone provider for health reasons. Also no city has any legal authority to move a cell tower once one is installed,, and the pulbic review process for these ( if there is one), is too brief for most people to respond to. Frequency poullution is become such a serious threat to not only alll of our helth and preformance, but has been linkesd to CCD in Bee colonies world wide. Please chek out http://www.earthbreathing.com and go the Resonance feed there. You can check out my beautiful paintings and digital art work on http://www.fineartamerica/anniegibbons too. WiFi should not be in shcools, and kids should not use cell phone, nor be around them at all! There are many studies that show that academic scores go down by 30% in the presence of WIFI. Thanks Annie

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_Z2CEKLF4ZTWXQCXQB5YTVKVURQ Meshellie

    I’m just shocked the O-admin isn’t upset over these smart meters, they are replacing working people, they are just as bad as those darn ATM’s at the bank.

  • Anonymous

    It s not a SMART meter!!!  She is getting  a regular radio frequencey meter installed.  This enables the meter reader to drive down the street  and pick up readings without putting  hisself in harms way  due to dogs or customers. They  cannot do anything  but transmitt the meter reading. The Smart meter is a whole differant technology. Yes it can monitor your electrical useage per hour,what your high and low useage times are. It cannot adjust  your thermostat without  a new theromstat being installed and wired up with the smart meter. Unfortunately  people are calling every new meter a Smart  meter and that is just not the case. There is a big  differance

  • Anonymous

    AEP Ohio will install approximately 204,000 automated meter reading (AMR) meters throughout the AEP Ohio service territory. AMR improves reading efficiency and greatly reduces the need to estimate meter readings during periods of inclement weather. AMR meters only transmit meter readings which are collected by the utility remotely unlike Smart meters which use two-way communications to receive and transmit information between the meter and the utility on a continual basis

  • Anonymous

    So much emotion here and a lot of hype and misinformation.  Glenn, I have come to expect more from as a discerning individual than just feeding into the mania.  As a retired manager of over 25 years from an investor owend utility who oversaw the installation of automated meters several years ago I believe I have a good understanding of the issues and risks.  We installed nearly 500,000 meters without a major incident.  Did we have customers express concerns like Ms Hawk, sure.  Perhaps our customer service plan was more understanding, but I suspect that there was more involved here between both the utility company and the customer.  When we encountered concerns about safety they were usually based on misinformation and misunderstandings.  Like one of our customers who felt a lot like Ms Hawk that the radio frequency from the meter was harmful to her health, as she answered her cell phone standing next to her microwave as she warmed her coffee. While the utility does have the option to remove the meter, ending service, one would hope it is a last resort.  In our case the customer could chose to pay for manual reading versus the new meter.  But because of the additional costs and the inability to take part in new rate offerings customers eventually accepted the meter. 

  • Anonymous

    This is just plain scary.  If they know the lady had a health problem and her bills were paid, they shouldn’t have cut off her power.  They should have sent people over to talk to her and go over her concerns.  I can’t believe that people can be that heartless.

  • Anonymous

    Very interesting story, but I’m sure that there are quite a few others with the same concern as Brenda. The real problem here is the attitude of the public servers. They have become POWER crazy and look down on people instead of being of service to them. Sounds familiar of the government, doesn’t it?

  • GoatExpress

    She sounds like an old crank to me.  She’s still mad about how the power company trimmed her trees, TWELVE years ago ??

    And what is the implied threat of a digital meter anyhow? 

    Do I have to go over to Alex Jones’ website and find out what conspiracy this is all connected to ??

  • Anonymous

     Oh how nice! You disparage a lady with a deadly condition & call her an old crank … all the while hiding your identity? Shame on you!! What if this had been your mother?? Shut the hell up!!!!

  • GoatExpress

     If it had been my mother I’d have stepped in and said, “Mom, get a grip.  It’s just an electric meter.  Everything will be fine.” 

  • Anonymous

    So you have no problem with having the government telling you how much power to use in your house, what light bulbs you’re “legally” allowed to use and the type of toilets you can flush?  You’re right – the reason why your customers “eventually accepted” the new meter is because of the cost increase *deliberately* imposed on the old analog meters. Yep .. that’s what I would call blind financial coercion. Misinformation and misunderstandings?? Did you even look into the so-called misinformation to see if there was any scientific truth to it?? No!! You went along with it!! Hope you’re enjoying your retirement investments. I can’t wait to see the day when investments like yours take a nosedive as hard and fast as the housing bubble!! You make me sick!!

  • http://www.facebook.com/bruno.skopinich Bruno Skopinich

    fif14 makes a good point. We can’t Over-react to everything. There are more inmportant battles to fight. We will burn out on minor stuff.

  • Anonymous

    What an idiot!

  • Anonymous

    When Glenn gets excited about a topic, he becomes very difficult to understand. His sentences seem confused and need extra care to decipher. Also, does anyone proof read what is being posted?

  • Anonymous

    I work for a company under AEP and would to ask Glen to consider that there are two sides to every story.Number 1 Aep is a invester owned utlity number two we have a right to access the meter at any time many reasons. This is the big one we would never take law inforcement with us unless we were threatened. I am a front line worker that deals wiyh customers daily and this seams like an exstream case

  • GoatExpress

    state v. hawk

     http://ohio-supreme-court.vlex.com/vid/state-v-hawk-21594016

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/HZBIKDWHDRKWULBSDZHB3DDIC4 J.M.

    What town in Ohio is she in. I would join in a mail campane to power company and sheriff’s office.

  • Anonymous

    The control is coming. AEP here in Kentucky asked me a few years back if I would allow then to install a thermostat in my house that allows them to regulate my household temperature. I gave them an unequivocal “No!”. However, they will see to it eventually that laws are passed to force this on me, and everyone. Can’t wait for government and/or big corporations to decide whether we are too hot or too cold in our own houses! Folks, it is coming. The companies site cost control and the the government cites conservation and environmental concerns, but the end result will be the same! Loss of individual choice, and personal freedom. Central control.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1698436243 Roger Newcomb

    Next time you have an interaction with one of the sheriff’s deputies, ask him to repeat to you the oath of office he swore to.

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Carol-Morgan/100000253121773 Carol Morgan

     right on! it sucks that people can put things on/in our property against our will in the first place, but she also has health issues that make this extra risky for her. i doubt that IF you have respect for your mom, aunt, grandma, etc., you would think this was in any way acceptable!

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Carol-Morgan/100000253121773 Carol Morgan

     sssuuuurrree You Would! then shame on you!

  • Anonymous

    New Sheriff coming to Lake County, IL. (hopefully)! We have “BAD” deputies here in Lake County, Il. too. Hopefully the Republican candidate Joe Rivera will win the election and make some positive changes in our county. Mr. Joe Rivera is a great individual with the highest integrity. He would be a great assett to our county!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4HAW7OERGSC7VZM72V7IGDJ3B4 Sharmane

    Another example of out of control government.  We the people have permitted those who work for us to now think they rule over us and we are the peasants.  From the very top on down, all the way from DC to the local level, vote out just about every delusional, arrogant, inbred, corrupt, incompetent incumbent next election cycle.  The message needs to be sent loud and clear -  if you ignore the Constitution and entire Bill of Rights and the will of the people you will be sent packing.   If we do not slap down these gestapo wannabes it will be to our great peril as a nation.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4HAW7OERGSC7VZM72V7IGDJ3B4 Sharmane

     Agenda 21.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4HAW7OERGSC7VZM72V7IGDJ3B4 Sharmane

     You have a job, yet you can’t spell or construct a proper sentence?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4HAW7OERGSC7VZM72V7IGDJ3B4 Sharmane

     Sure – “Mom, just get on that train and they are going to take you to a very nice place – like a vacation.”

  • GoatExpress

    Get a grip, Sharmane. 

    It’s just a damn electric meter.  This isn’t Nazi Germany, there are no trains hauling people to the camps.  Everything will be fine.  For the love of God, turn off Glenn’s fear mongering, and try to reconnect with reality, if you still can.

    Everything will be just fine.

  • Anonymous

    Man, this is one crazy nut job. This is why no one votes for you clowns, you support crazy nut jobs freaking out over a power meter. I bet there was a black helicopter in it.

  • Anonymous

    Yes, just like Dorner did, you need to do the same thing. He’s your hero.

  • Anonymous

    You mean like Gold Line gold? Down what, three hundred and ounce from premium prices, I bet you Beck morons all took a bath on that!

  • Sgt. York

    We got the Power and our Sheriff has the gun,What you got?

  • Anonymous

    Yeah, she’s got a “brain injury”, known as “being nuts”. This kook runs up everyone else’s electric costs with her kook rantings, and she’s some hero. Funny, when it comes to poor people on food stamps getting forced out into the streets, all you clowns can do is hurl derision at them, but hey, if they are paranoid nut jobs, that’s a different story.

  • Anonymous

    No, it sounds like cops have better things to do than deal with some crazy paranoid who thinks her power meter is a government plot.

  • Anonymous

    Glenn peddles fear and paranoia so he can sell gold at inflated prices to suckers, the FEMA camps thing didn’t work so now he’s doing power meters and drones, get used to it. It’s obvious this lady needs a tin foil hat to protect herself from the emissions, Glenn will soon be advising her of that.

  • Anonymous

    I live in Allen County and I have to say Sheriff Crish is a good man. He is pro concealed carry and individual rights. In the instance of Brenda Hawk, a simple Google search will show she was found guilty of aggravated menacing about 10 years ago for shooting at workers attempting to trim trees on her property. I believe she is well known with the Sheriff’s Dept. AEP workers had a Sheriff’s Deputy respond with them for their own safety. I don’t think we got the whole story from Ms. Hawk. According to a report from the Lima News, AEP claims the meters are safe and I wonder if they did or did not supply her with documentation. If they did not then they were wrong.

    I do not know if these smart meters are dangerous or not. If they do interfer with pace makers and such then people should have the right to deny them being installed. Maybe both sides were wrong, my point in this post is I do not think we were getting the full story from Ms. Hawk and I do not like seeing a good Sheriff being besmirched because of it. Glenn says we should question everything and look up the facts. Well, I did.

    I believe in the work you do Glenn, but check out the story a little bit further next time. Here is the latest report from LimaOhio.com:
    http://www.limaohio.com/news/local_news/article_4dc1b8b8-7706-11e2-b171-001a4bcf6878.html

    The other link for the court case is here:
    http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/3/2004/2004-Ohio-922.pdf

    http://www.supremecourt.ohio.gov/rod/docs/pdf/3/2004/2004-Ohio-3549.pdf

  • Anonymous

    Yes, it is well entrenched already!

  • Draxx

    Kree-Tin, you are such an IDIOT!!!  Whenever -or- Whomever goes on a Rampage like that has No Rights to be called a Hero by anyone.  What he did was Wrong No Matter What Point He Was Trying To Make!

    Obviously you Never Served in the Military or Law Enforcement, because if you had, you would have seen the Senseless Deaths of People.  And you would not make such Stupid Remarks to Petty Their Lives for Your Own Political Beliefs…

  • greywolfrs

    You think that an invester owned company does not fall under Federal regulations? Man, that is dumb.

  • greywolfrs

    Sounds like you speak from experience.

  • Anonymous

    Rampage? Dorner the Gun Nut did exactly what you say you are going to do. He took up arms to fight government tyranny, just like a good Beckbot.  We all know this guy is your hero, quit all the propaganda spin.

  • Draxx

    If I have to take up arms, I will (but only as the Last Resort).  Dorner did not do that to save lives, he did it as a political statement.  I have lost friends that were True heroes by their actions, and Dorner was no where close to being any kind of hero! 

    Plus, if I have to take up arms it is for My Family’s, My Community’s, and Citizens that Cannot Defend Themselves SAFETY!  I will do it, it has and never will be due to what Glenn or anybody else says, it will come from my own heart and conscience…  It will be done with others that feel like I do, cause to do it as a large group of people that is community will and not personal actions (Vigilante Style) which would have zero effect except my death in vain…

  • Bela Lugosi

    Scarlett. although Billy`s st0rry is exceptional, last wednesday I bought a brand new Volkswagen Golf GTI sincee geting a check for $4246 this last 5 weeks and in excess of 10/k last-munth. this is certainly the best-job I’ve ever had. I actually started 7-months ago and straight away began to earn over $82 per hour. I use details from here,, pie21.ℂom

  • Anonymous

    Critten is a troll.  Probably a paid troll….
    Don’t feed the troll.

    Anytime critten posts anything, just paste this as the reply and move on.

  • http://www.facebook.com/william.vining.3 William Vining

    I hardly see the local utitlity companies as being “communist” in their efforts to cut costs for consumers, and it is they, not the government, who wish to replace what is their own proprerty, an electirc meter, with one that operates a lower cost.  This issue is silly, Beck looks silly for making an issue of it with this obviously mentally ill person, and you and your continuing hyperbole shows how ridiculous the whole Beck movement is becoming. 

  • http://www.facebook.com/william.vining.3 William Vining

    If you actually read the article intelligently, it is the electric company, not the “government” that is attempting to change the utility meter, which is their property, protected by easement laws. Get a grip on your paranoid self.

  • Anonymous

    “Paid troll”? Millions of Democrats love to do this stuff for free dude, we want to free the people you oppress from you fascists, we do it for them: for the women you want to force to bear their rapist’s children, for the children of immigrants, for those who’s sexual orientation is different from yours, for free,

  • mrwidemouth

    Smart Meters – something to be afraid of? http://www.squidoo.com/beware-of-smart-meters

  • MO Payne

    Oncor turned our power off 1-31-2012, we moved to motel bec family had to had power to sleep and live.  Oncor added still more smart meter from neighbors house 17 paces and it ran through our home.  Also pole data transmitter had various medusa smart meter placed on us since this date.
    Oncor came to motel and installed medusa on us again and dangerous devices to hurt us.
    We can’t move anywhere since we have been forced to make various repairs from Thugs of Oncor.
     Mayor forced water electric meter on us eariler.
    Oncor was given demand notice but they defaulted on it and the billing of fraud charges too.
    Oncor touched surveysticks ignoring what was written that Oncor had to call to make appointment before entering on property.  Oncor touched Atmos Energy Analogue Meter and tried to steal it off property and also came back to tamper with same gas meter(criminal misconduct of tearing off no smart meter sign on various places.  972-370-1111, X1016.
    forgetuuu@gmail.com, (mo payne)  

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Kay-Watson/1215602879 Kay Watson

    All that is left of our country is its name. The U.S. is but a memory and it will continue to get worse all for the One World Govt.
    Power and Greed rules the world and they may e shocked to know– where they are going, they will have neither- power or greed.

  • http://www.facebook.com/XangoTeamOcala Bill Cochran

    You’re being bombarded by more bad radiation and stuff from INSIDE your home than what these meter could EVER do. Tinfoil hatters carry on.