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Is Nissan Trying to Steal My Money?

The facts:

On April 6, 2013 I purchased a brand new 2013 Nissan Sentra from Boulder Nissan.

The purchase price included a $2,287.00 “Security+Plus Vehicle Service Contract.” 697 more words

Corporatocracy

That Comcast Customer Service Rep Wasn't Going Rogue After All

Remember that Comcast customer service rep who spent something like 20 minutes trying to convince a customer not to discontinue his service?  And remember how poor widdle Comcast said they were so “ 38 more words

Corporatocracy

20,000 Apple Employees Can't Be Making This Up

I’m typing this post on an Apple iMac and I’m getting a bad, bad taste in my mouth.  20,000 employees — 20,000! — say Apple isn’t the hippie, cool, started-in-a-garage Zen outfit it wants us to think it is: 94 more words

Corporatocracy

Uh Huh

President Obama on July 22, 2014:

“It doesn’t make much sense, but today in America millions of our fellow citizens wake up and go to work with the awareness that they could lose their job, not because of anything they do or fail to do, but because of who they are: lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender. 133 more words

General

Being Different

How many times do we tell our children to be themselves, be different, stand out from the crowd etc? Many times is the correct answer if you missed it dock yourselves 20 points. 428 more words

Bicycle Commuting

Don't You Dare Ask for an Increase in the Minimum Wage, You Peasants

This, from San Francisco:

Walking home from Pando’s office a few nights ago, I noticed this giant new billboard…

Its message — that minimum wage increases will lead to service workers being replaced by apps — is continued on an accompanying website — …

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Corporatocracy

North Korea

North Korea is not a Marxist, communist country. It is a far-right fascist medieval state.  This does not bode well for the people.

North Korea is a fine example on how a state can manipulate and control its population through propaganda. 215 more words

Criminology