Tag Archives: Big Business

A Cable Company Customer Service Conversation

Quote of the Day: “A criminal is a person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation.”     —Howard Scott, 20th century scientist/engineer Maybe the government can’t do anything right, I don’t know. What I … Continue reading

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Another Customer Service Conversation (GTHAT&T edition)

Quote of the Day:     “Discontent is the first necessity of progress.”     —Thomas Edison Before TB shares a laugh with you inspired by the absurdity of a customer service call involving a ten-year customer of a certain … Continue reading

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A Conversation With the AIG Crime Family Boss

Quote of the Day:     “The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts.”     –James Joyce ed. note. For another take on the AIG bonus fiasco, check out Supercynic’s blog by clicking here to the Daily … Continue reading

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The Fly in the Ointment of Conservative Theory

Quote of the Day     “Those of us who have looked to the self-interest of lending institutions to protect shareholder equity, myself included, are in a state of shocked disbelief.”     Alan Greenspan, last week Henry Waxman asked former Fed … Continue reading

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Where’s the Bull Moose?

Quote of the Day      “We demand that big business give the people a square deal; in return we must insist that when anyone engaged in big business honestly endeavors to do right he shall himself be given a … Continue reading

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