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Just as the blow lands

Just did a bit of counter-interrogation on a telemarketer who was calling me around dinner time. If you turn the tables on them and take them outside of their scripts, turns out many of them can barely speak English. 414 more words

Telemarketers

Am I the only one that is over telemarketers?  This morning I was laying on the bed, watching some DVRd television when the phone rings.  The home phone mind you.   463 more words

Miscellaneous

McCaskill bill targets telemarketing scammers

By Nathan Rubbelke for THE WASHINGTON EXAMINER

The legislation from Claire McCaskill would increase fines on illegal telemarketers, raising the maximum fine from $16,000 to $25,000. 844 more words

Good Question: Why Do Telemarketers Still Call?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – In 2014, almost 50,000 Minnesotans complained to the Federal Trade Commission about telemarketers and robocalls. These people are on the Do Not Call List, but are still being interrupted by the ringing phone. 445 more words

News

Poorly lit TV dramas and other modern trends I could do without

Humor me… this may stave off a full-fledged rant.

Poorly lit TV dramas. Why do so many TV programs under-light their sets these days? Do they think that a shadowed scene will add suspense? 606 more words

In The Company Of Cloth

Bonus Poem of the Week: The Persistent Solicitor

The Persistent Solicitor
June 3, 2015

Hey there, neighbor! Want to donate your car
And help a vet with your contribution?
If not, we’ll keep calling you near and far, 120 more words

Literature

Three Examples Of If There Is A Will There Is A Way (2010)

1. It will happen.

2. It will be done.

3. They will get through.

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Telemarketers still insist-

On finding ways around that no call list.

Poetry