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Friday, November 5, 2010

Discounted Shave and a Haircut.

  While not as cheap as "Two Bits", and also not including the shave, I no longer pay more than $4.25 for a haircut. This is pretty cheap, considering the local clip joint charges $13.00, plus tax and tip. Oh, yea, they sometimes have a sale and I'll go to them, but I haven't been to see them in 6 months.

 The secret to getting your hair done for this price is...

Sunday, October 31, 2010

The Fleecing of the American Consumer

If you haven't noticed it yet, I'd like to point out a phenomenon that is becoming increasingly common.
No, I'm not talking about corporate downsizing, where companies cut staffing, although it is corporations that are doing this downsizing. I'm referring to the act of decreasing product sizes while the price remains unchanged.