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  • Apr 27th, 2011 @ 2:45pm

    Arbitration

    I took the opportunity once to contact my legislators once regarding these arbitration agreements, one of whome was the head of the senate judicial committee at the time, and the reply I got back was simply "I don't believe in legislating contractual terms", basically saying that he doesn't want to do anything to weaken a businesses ability to screw consumers via arbitration contracts and other non consumer friendly contracts.

    I am my fellow constituents have since voted the sucker out. Score small victory for the people.

  • May 3rd, 2010 @ 4:53am

    Constituents?

    Since when did Oil, Banking, and Automotive company executives discover Skype? We all know that Congressmen represent "big business" and not we the people, who are they trying to fool.