Tag: Society

I Am the In Between

I have historically not been a very political person. I have always been (and still am) absolutely disgusted with politicians and the media’s coverage of them. Until recently, my strategy had been for the most part just to ignore the rants of advocates and rhetoric of orators. Sure, I had opinions about the role of … Read more »

WTF, Wells Fargo?! You’re a Terrible Bank. (part 3)

Go back to part 2. I’m not gonna lie: saying goodbye to the mortgage lender that screwed up our closing beyond belief felt pretty good. We found another lender with a much better rate that actually seemed to treat its customers pretty well. Kyla did all the legwork on this one. Based on recommendations from … Read more »

WTF, Wells Fargo?! You’re a Terrible Bank. (part 2)

Go back to part 1. The story of how badly the mortgage on our first home was mishandled by Wells Fargo will make you weep. Well, maybe not, but it will probably make you not want to use Wells Fargo for your next home mortgage. If there is any semblance of an excuse on the … Read more »

WTF, Wells Fargo?! You’re a Terrible Bank. (part 1)

I’m writing a series of posts about my experiences with Wells Fargo to document its unethical and/or incompetent business practices in handling my personal accounts over the past 3.5 years. We will be moving our 4 personal and 3 business accounts to one or more other banks very soon — just as soon as this last … Read more »

Racial Linjustice (sorry)

Apparently intentional, ESPN’s since-deleted headline about Jeremy Lin was distressing I woke up on Saturday to find Facebook and Twitter alight with cries for blood over the mobile ESPN article headline that was posted in the middle of the night for 35 minutes before being taken down. It had used the unfortunate idiom “chink in … Read more »