Category Archives: Corporate Incompetence

Uh, no. No I don’t.

Dear Whataburger #667 (west Tyler, Texas), Nope, I agree to no such thing and am tempted to take you to small claims court over the sign just to show you that. Sorry, you cannot execute a legally binding contract on … Continue reading

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Three Initial Corporation

“Time Warner Cable, how can I help you?” I was just hoping it was an actual person…it had taken me 35 minutes to get to this point. “My cable isn’t working right. Stations blank out or go all pixely, especially … Continue reading

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Evil.

Summary: Monthly synthetic hormone shots during pregnancy can reduce premature births by nearly 40% in women with a known history of premature births. This hormone has been in use since the 1950’s and can be safely mixed by any compounding … Continue reading

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Bad Peanut Butter. Again.

Really? I mean…holy crap guys! Get it right! Okay, yeah, a rant. Y’all might recall the salmonella tainted peanut butter that was showing up around the nation a couple years back… It was a bunch of different brands and companies, … Continue reading

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Conservation. Yeah. That’s it. Sure.

So…we have “choice” in our electric plans here in Texas…what that means is they’ve introduced a whole bunch of useless people (called middlemen) to mark up and sell me power, even though they don’t generate it or operate the equipment/lines … Continue reading

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Beware…Yet another scam…

We used PetCareRx.com to order flea stuff, and as a result were signed up for “Complete Savings”…an outfit that charges you $12/mo to send you an email with coupon codes. We never gave that outfit our credit card number, they … Continue reading

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Been Grumpy Lately…

Been a bit grumpy lately…work things…wrecked car things…insurance company hassles. Businesses just don’t seem to care, ya know? They’re generally nice and cheery, and almost gleefully apologize even whilst doing nothing to correct their problem or error… And then they … Continue reading

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21 Hours.

This week we had a system failure. Lots of things contributed to that failure (and impeeded our recovery from it)…the elimination of redundant systems, a shortage of personnel, the “brain drain” that’s been going on here for years, and more…but … Continue reading

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No Objective Reality?

A little snippet of news from the news biz… Editor Matthew Cardinale says Springston was asked to leave APN last week “because he held on to the notion that there was an objective reality that could be reported objectively, despite … Continue reading

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And again…

More layoffs. A dozen or so production folks from the ad/graphics department. Good folks. They “outsourced” them…our Dallas based company pushed their jobs out of state to the least competence they could apply and still get the product out. Accuracy, … Continue reading

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