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An alarm system Paper Moon

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Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Can I tell you, my inbox is getting spammed with Google Alerts about marauding bands of summer-model sales people. Seems they're creating havoc with their "scams" and "con men" from Baltimore to Hawaii and every little Texas town in between.

Commissioner Bratton avoids poorhouse: Whew!

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Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Linking to the New York Daily News makes me feel a little icky, but this was too good to pass up:

CIT update

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Tuesday, August 11, 2009
You can go here for why it matters, but the short story is that CIT looks to be headed for bankruptcy after all.

Monday morning, you sure look fine

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Monday, August 10, 2009
You fire up the email and what do you get in your google alerts? This:

Emergency management dudes: Got this App?

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Monday, August 10, 2009
iphone-toting emergency management professionals will be psyched to learn that there's an App for NFPA 1600. Didn't I tell you that Lorraine Carli and her communications team at NFPA are a hip bunch?

But can he get me through Vegas traffic at ISC?

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Friday, August 7, 2009
It's Friday, the sun is shining, and I'm trying to get everything I need to get done in time to get out of here at a reasonable hour, so, no, you're not going to get anything particularly deep today. Sorry.

Tired of summer-sales stories?

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Friday, August 7, 2009
Here's today's summer-sales model story. Promise I'll get off of this jag, but it's Friday, and we're finishing up our September issue today...Busy bees around here. This story says 35 Apx salespeople got their license revoked in Nacogdoches, Texas for "heavy sales tactics." Uh Oh.

Summer-model poll commentary smorgasbord

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Thursday, August 6, 2009
The results of the most recent SSN Newspoll are in, and the results are interesting.

Who's the summer-model bad boy today?

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Thursday, August 6, 2009
After yesterday's positive story about a summer-sales model alarm company, here's more of the usual. Today's is a story with complaints about Pinnacle salespeople run amok in Illinois.

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