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Verizon Fios and the 30 Day Internet Policy

We recently filed a a Consumer Complaint with the Federal Communications Commission ("FCC") against Verizon.  While our complaint centered on wireless internet, keep in mind that consumers can also file complaints with the FCC regarding their phone, television, and even radio services.  There are extra protections for those with disabilities and for those in need…

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Michelangelo at the Met

From now until February 12, 2018, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City is showcasing a fascinating exhibit on Michelangelo.  The exhibit highlights his mastery of drawing, design, sculptures, painting, and architecture.  The stencil drawings were some of my favorite.  Note his deep understanding of the human body.  He knows precisely how muscles…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Last year PolisPandit described the historical origins of Thanksgiving and how it became a national holiday.  As stated in the article, in 1789, "President Washington proclaimed a day of thanks for an Almighty God that allowed us to peaceably and rationally assemble into these United States, enjoy civil and religious liberty, and secure safety and…

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Sexual Assault and Harassment Have No Political Party

Harvey Weinstein opened the floodgates.  Ever since the New York Times reported in early October how Harvey paid off sexual harassment accusers for decades, countless men across political party lines, sexual orientations, and industries have received similar accusations.  Some have found themselves directly under the spotlight of intense public outrage, particularly Roy Moore.  The former…

Winter Cocktail Series: Espresso Martini

As temperatures drop, we find ourselves spending more time inside.  Whether you're having company over or you find yourself craving a comforting cocktail, an espresso martini is an enjoyable option.  Especially for the coffee lovers, this cocktail is deliciously cool, yet warming.  It also packs a punch, as it is almost equal parts alcohol and…

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How to Play the Career Dating Game

Finding a new job is like getting a new boyfriend/girlfriend.  You need to be confident, not desperate.  A cool indifference seems to work well, but careful toeing the line between attentiveness and neglect. Keep in mind that you are always more marketable when you’re taken.  Never search for a new job or a new significant…

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Antitrust and Big Tech

On Monday, November 13, 2017, Missouri's attorney general, Josh Hawley, launched an investigation into Google's handling of its consumer's data, and whether it manipulated search results to favor its own products.  The investigation will focus on three issues, according to Mr. Hawley: Scope - the depth and breadth of Google's data collection; Abuse of market…