Saturday, November 28, 2009

The Old Curmudgeon

The fact that our politicians have outlawed unwanted phone calls from most telemarketers while exempting their own arrogantly maddening assaults on our privacy, is rather like our bankers who, having lobbied legislatures from time immemorial to put strong bank-robbing laws on the books, seem to have exempted themselves from punishment for fleecing the public in more decorous -- but equally egregious -- ways.

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