Category Archives: Consumer Affairs

You Won’t Believe the Price of Oil

by Jack -$37.63…. no, that’s not $37.63 per barrel, that’s negative $37.63 per barrel!  Can you believe it?  That was the price as of yesterday. We’ve apparently run out of places to store oil.  Yesterday was also the due date … Continue reading

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Supplies Running Out as Virus Advances….pfffft

by Jack It’s like a run on the banks in 1929.  Silly people, fearing shortages are suddenly buying up all kinds stuff and causing empty shelves.   It’s all over an irrational fear that this corona virus is coming like … Continue reading

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Cell Phone Robocalls – Illegal in 2020

by Jack President Trump signed into law a consumer protection law that should stop about 70% of robocalls placed to cell phones.  Unfortunately, home phones didn’t get the same attention. Phones with copper wires are still being repeatedly spammed. However, … Continue reading

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