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Posts from ‘August, 2009’

California Chase Branch Managers get lesson in freedom of speech — Motorists honk in support of protester!

According to a (March 30, 2009) Chase press release entitled, “Chase — California’s New Bank – Unveils Name, Octagon on 708 Bank Branches, 2,003 ATMs,” Chase California branches can be found in “324 cities in 44 counties formerly served by WaMu.” As you may recall (in connection with questions about exactly what Chase and other […]


“Let them pay cash…”

Several weeks ago, Louis Roth and Margaret Conley of Binary Star Productions (who brought us the “Chaise Diet” film), and I enjoyed some time in a conference call with one another discussing possible short films as one means to mount a resistance against the abuses of credit card companies.  They have just released a new […]


When you are on a journey and the vehicle breaks down, then you get out and continue on by other means. You push. You pull. You walk. Or you crawl.

People who know me are aware that I have been through a challenging year.  Last summer, a contract fell through on our home for sale in Tennessee.  That was just a few days before I was to begin work in a new faculty position at Western Carolina University. At the time, my wife and I […]