Category Archives: Consumer Protection

Best Advice ever on how to buy a New Car

While I doubt I’ll ever buy a new car (they lose thousands of dollars in value the moment you drive them off the showroom floor), here is an excellent step-by-step advice on how to buy a new car.

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PG&E Can’t Buy CyberAttack Insurance anymore (actually ALL Energy Corp. Cyberattack Insurance was cancelled.)

Know anyone who had their insurance cancelled ? And you imagined big corporations were immune from that insult. Well, apparently some goofy things corporations do are just so far beyond stupid (too big a risk) that Lloyds of London won’t … Continue reading

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New World Record? Six Logical Fallacies with a Single Sentence promoting Genetically Modified Food

(c) Copyright 2012 David Dilworth This is an article about an Analysis(1) of a web article (“The anti-GMO campaign’s dangerous war on science”). The web article by Michael Eisen is a hypocrisy drenched assault on Informed Consent, Food Safety proponents, … Continue reading

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Runaway Environmental Impacts from GMOs Need Investigation

An English Agricultural Research Station called Rothamsted Research is preparing to harvest some Genetically Modified Wheat seeds in Spring 2012. A food protection group (Take the Flour Back) is planning a rally for natural food on May 27th. John A. … Continue reading

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For Consumers: The Best Monterey Peninsula Businesses (and the Worst)

The Best (and worst) Monterey Peninsula Businesses A business only gets on this list if — 1. I have had direct personal experience with them, and 2. They have provided exceptional service, reliably – with no bad experiences. These local … Continue reading

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Is California’s Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey PG&E’s Lapdog?

“Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.” – Otto Van Bismark Well, today California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Peevey officially denied being a lapdog to PG$E — “the $38 million fine should put to rest … Continue reading

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Are Wired Telephones Going Extinct Soon?

Here’s an article explaining how ATT wants the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to set a timeline to halt use of wired phones.

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Best Bicycle Product Ever? – Dual Pad Seats by Hobson

Bicycles are a fabulous invention; one of the best ever. Right up there with fire and the USB connector. Transportation made easy, fast and cheap. Plus you stay in healthy shape without realizing that you are exercising. But (no pun … Continue reading

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Not Facebook – Try “One Social Web” or Diaspora

US President Obama warned high-school students in Virginia September 2009 — “Be careful about what you post on Facebook, because in the YouTube age whatever you do will be pulled up later somewhere in your life.” “They trust me [with … Continue reading

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