Whaaaa? I had $500 and now it’s $100! Three different industries. Three bank account ripoffs. Same MO. No, it’s not identity theft. It’s outright illegal monetary theft. Companies you pay online or by phone for a product or service … Read More »
THE UBER EFFECT
Ever notice that some things we do in the name of justice, lead to unwittingly doing injustice to others?
It happens. Mostly because we don’t think through a scenario. We just hear about a new outrageous statement or event and click! It’s a way to cast a vote for humanity.
What Could Go Wrong?
Physics 101. Newton’s Third Law. “For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.” It was amazing to observe the perimeter aspects of that Third Law at work when the “Delete Uber” meme permeated social media channels in early February. It was something “we the people” could do to make our voices heard, especially since 90% of Congress doesn’t seem to listen to us.
We just wanted the attention of the owners of Uber. We wanted justice for Americans who want to live in a safe, peaceful, caring, just and honest society where lives are respected and civility is exercised. We’d like to enjoy a true and structured democracy with checks and balances to over-ride egregious errors in judgment and ensure no one is above the law. That’s all. Continue reading
MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALL… OK, so we’ve (almost) all figured out that the U.S. semi-president-elect (at this point, we’re not sure about his status) has NPD or Narcissistic Personality Disorder. Pity him for his mental disorder, but don’t be … Read More »
THANKS FOR VOTING; NOW GET TO WORK! You were so sure about this election, right? So was I. Now the people I meet–liberals and conservatives–tell me they are fearful. It’s a little too late for that. Time to get to … Read More »
Holiday gifts from your cable company ? Playwright George Bernard Shaw ordered his epitaph to read “I knew if I stuck around long enough, something like this would happen.” Exactly, but the “something” in this case, is the price of cable … Read More »
#ManyPeopleAreSaying Trump went a little too far Donny Trump’s most recent incendiary comments at a Trump fest in North Carolina have drawn some ire from esteemed columnist, thinker, reporter, writer and Pulitzer Prize winning author, Thomas L Friedman. The New … Read More »
You’re hungry but you just don’t feel like going out. Not to worry. There’s an app for that. Take your pick: Postmates, Instacart, Uber-Eats, Doordash, GrubHub, WaitersOnWheels, FoodToYou, and more. You don’t even have to call the restaurant. And you never have to step outside. Just … Read More »