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Residents of Lebanon, Tennessee are apparently none too happy with PC and server maker Dell. According to the Austin American-Statesman, legal action may be imminent. The paper quotes city council member William Farmer, who says the city of Lebanon and the surrounding Wilson County are mulling over a lawsuit against Dell, …


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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Paris Hilton

    no wonder then...

    ...that they're taking *so* *bloody* *long* to put together an inspiron mini 10v! Honestly - it's not that big, how long can it take!!

    Paris, because she's done 10 inchers faster in the past.

  2. Sureo

    Joke's on the pols...

    This is "business as usual" everywhere in the world. The Lebanon, TN politicians must have been born yesterday if they think that Dell owes them anything. Good luck to them.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Dull might be history soon

    With the worldwide auto industry decimation, Dull may be history before long. HP and Acer will also suffer badly.

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    From a Tennessee local

    This plant in Tennessee is just a few minutes from me....

    In short, just to clear it up a bit, the deal with local and state officials was for BIG tax breaks for 40 YEARS in return for employing 1000+ people. Since Dell is now only employing about 500, the idea is starting to rub the locals. Though the language of the paperwork doesn't necessarily say that 1000 people should be employed for that 40 years, locals are considering it good faith. They're suing for the back taxes since these last layoffs.

    ..did I say short?

  5. Anonymous Coward
    Gates Halo

    @Eduard Coli

    How did Billy boi get involved in a story about Dell?

    Bill cause he is better than Jesus

  6. Anonymous Coward


    Seize the property and all the contents in lieu of back-taxes!!!!!!

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