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knee jerk April 19, 2014 at 06:52 am
I still use wampum, Beth, at the Indian Reservation to buy cigarettes. No cards, no taxes, no bigRead More brother.
Bill Smit April 19, 2014 at 07:34 am
I own a small business in Woodridge IL. The amount of credit card fraud has here has increased tenRead More fold over last year. I have to tell you that the card owner doesn't get burned, the card issuer don't either, nor does the company you hire to process and approve the cards. It's the local merchant where the card was used. Online ordering is the worst. The big banks say you didn't swipe a card, so you're liable, even though it was approved by that same bank at the time of purchase. If this keeps up, I'll have to go backwards in time and shut down online ordering. So much for a cashless society.
JMarsh April 19, 2014 at 08:16 am
I think I will go back to using checks at stores and cash at gas stations. I found a gas station inRead More Eagle Rock that gives a discount for using cash and generally buy my gas there. Not as convenient as using a debit card but I had to cancel my card after using it at Target right before Christmas. What a hassle.
It could cost Americans 20 percent more to get their bacon fixes as a deadline virus sweeps through the nation's hog barns. (Patch file photo)
mark April 18, 2014 at 05:16 am
With prices rising in all industries, I call it the disease of liberal Democrats! And it is theRead More disease that will wipe out civilization!
mark April 18, 2014 at 05:23 am
When taxes are imposed on various industries then to stay in business the prices increase on theRead More consumer! Obamacare , gas taxes, payroll taxes, tolls, the proposed soda and candy tax , your tobacco tax is 75% of what the product really costs! Commercial Property tax increases! Do you people see what's going on here? This country is being destroyed by the Democrats! It is starting to resemble The a Soviet Union! We should change the name of this country to the USSA!
all-c-ing-eye April 18, 2014 at 12:14 pm
And all this time i thought it was Pork Barrel spending.
Michelle Sharrief April 1, 2014 at 02:40 am
The Lunchbox.....great food amazing service
Frank H. Robles April 2, 2014 at 10:40 am
La Torta Cafe...been there a few times, at every Street Fair...!!!
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Things I Learned January 21, 2014 at 08:01 pm
These are very relevant and not at all meaningless statistics that totally don't reinforce theRead More hurtful stereotype that women suck at math.
Komfort January 21, 2014 at 09:31 pm
Maria Shriver quit NBC News yesterday saying she could not juggle a journalism job with her dutiesRead More as first lady to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger of California.http://www.nytimes.com/2004/02/04/business/maria-shriver-quits-nbc-news-position.html
Kevin George January 22, 2014 at 09:06 am
Those women look so natural in those hardhats, don't they?
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