Has Washington sold us out to utility corporation lobbyists? – – http://thinkprogress.org/green/2011/11/07/363018/corporate-welfare-for-energy-companies-means-we-paid-24-billion-in-taxes-to-them/
How much does it cost to run countless cell phone plan advertisements on countless TV channels, countless radio stations, countless magazines and newspapers? You ought to know, you pay for them. The cell phone industry has paltry regulation that essentially ignores pricing and customer satisfaction.
Other countries have passed laws that limit the costs of cell phone services to reasonable levels, which forces cell phone corporations to curb their idiotic spending to corner the market to criminal levels. Pre-paid or bundled, the prices are ridiculous. These services all vow better connections, more service area, better customer support – all poor compared with many other nations with better regulations. Check out PureTalk – not hypersold, but perhaps the best value for most needs in America.
Last week, Iran’s supreme clerical leader threatened reprisals for the West’s new ban on Iranian oil exports and the U.S. defense secretary was quoted as saying Israel was likely to bomb Iran within months to stop it assembling nuclear weapons.