Bill Cutshall’s Weblog

February 20, 2009

More of the Same

Should I be worried that our nation’s calls for change are being answered with more of what got us into this mess coupled with depression-era economic strategies?  Should it concern me that FDR’s failed policies are being touted as the roadmap for how we are going to turn our economy around?  Should the fact that the most liberal-voting member of Congress has become our President and is taking 50 billion dollars from people that *can* pay their mortgages and is giving it to people that can’t cause me concern that we are becoming a socialist nation? (more…)

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February 17, 2009

Evil Geniuses or Incompetent Idiots

Right now I am trying to figure out whether the current Financiapocalypse is a result of Democratic subterfuge, Republican conniving, or just plain old-fashioned incompetence.  Sliced any way the situation still looks bad. (more…)

December 17, 2008

Still Teflon(TM) Coated

Considering the proximity to the Rod Blagoyevich situation both in number of days and political distance from Chicago it seems like a bad idea for Barak Obama to engage in any sort of arrangement that might seem like a quid-pro-quo.  Joe Biden’s choice for his Director of Communications seems problematic and risky in the current environment.  Obama is still new in office and despite the Blagoyevich arrest his Teflon(TM) coating still seems to be intact. (more…)

December 14, 2008

Dialing Up Damage

Just a random thought but by my estimate nearly 90% of all unwanted phone calls (collections and solicitations) now originate from call centers in India and thus the script is delivered with a thick Indian accent.  I wonder if America as a whole is being negatively influenced to the sound of an Indian English speaker.  Is there possibly a new crazy class-action lawsuit in the making?  Could Indian-Americans (as opposed to American Indians) sue companies that have outsourced their collections, solicitation, and customer support communications for irreparably damaging their lives and future prospects?

Well, I mean of course they “could” but is it a strong enough case to have a snowball’s chance of interesting a decent lawyer?

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