Zone Alarm Firewall Question
Well, if they were on an umbrella, they would be called ribs, and that's what they look like to me.. but I'm not quite sure what that thingie IS. AHA !!! I found it ! They are actually called rods Lightning prevention dissipation theory states that a lightning strike to a structure can be prevented by reducing the electrical potential between the structure and the thundercloud by transferring electric charge from the nearby earth to the sky. This is done by erecting some sort of tower equipped with one or more sharply-pointed rods upon the structure. and your picture is of : Nikola Tesla's Lightning-Protector U.S. Patent 1266175 ; An early type of dissipater-arrester, which purported to prevent and safely dissipate lightning strikes
According to the IRS, the answer for your particular scenario would be no. What is a tax deduction would be uniforms of any sort that you would be required to wear, say, like police uniforms or any occupation that specifically requires one to wear any sort of uniform, as well as the accessories that would go along with it. The same goes for any required tools that are part of a job and not supplied by a company. Ordinary, everyday casual or business attire is part of a dress code for each particular company and standards of dress that the company requires, and that type of attire is not considered a uniform.
What's to like about either one of them. it's still Verizon. Most uncooperative customer service in the world. I'd rather have tin cans with a string.