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p.s. (Still) Too Big To Succeed

If you waded through my previous kvetch about AT&T’s customer service, you might be interested to learn that they billed me $106 for the replacement gateway modem that never did work. I called to complain and after sitting on hold … Continue reading

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AT&T: Too Big To Succeed?

You’ve heard of  “too big to fail”. But has the American corporate ideal become too big to succeed? Last year, a supremely obnoxious telemarketing scam “Account Services” glommed onto my land-line. Despite the “Do Not Call” list and repeated requests … Continue reading

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Why Can’t Health Insurance Be Like Car Insurance?

Insurance for basic health care makes sense as a matter of Public Good.  It’s right up there with meat inspections, potable water, public schools, and libraries.  Despite passage of The Affordable Care Act, health insurance remains confusing, controversial and expensive.  … Continue reading

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Can We Get Some Sense In Packaging Please?

In the ‘70s I had a little green wastebasket with the newly minted 3Rs swirl logo “Reduce, Reuse, Recycle”.  To this day I process cans, jars, clothing, newspapers, cardboard boxes, those pull-tab rings and anything else I possibly can.  I … Continue reading

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