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An Open Letter To State Farm Insurance

Posted: 2011-01-23

June 28, 2009

Ohanian offers a reply to an offer form State Farm Insurance.

Even though I recognized the envelope for some sort of junk mail come-on, I took it home. Never mind, that I handle all the home business affairs, it was addressed to my husband, so I stuck it in his pile, looking for a chance to educate.

He opened it and stuck it back in my "For Your Attention" pile.

The letter is written in one of those upbeat sales promo tones:

Just take your auto coverage and your homeowners, renters, or condo unit owners insurance, and combine them at State Farm. It's a move that may literally save you hundreds of dollars year!

Yadda Yadda Yadda.

I told my husband State Farm could offer my FREE coverage and a Vermont free range turkey every month for the rest of my life AND a dressed and freezer-ready stack of venison AND a lifetime supply of firewood stacked every year on our front porch and I'd still spit in their face.


You can enter Rust's name into a search on this site and see his "connections."

You can read Why Is Corporate America Bashing Our Public Schools--and see the flow chart on Rust: Co-chair Business Coalition for Excellence in Education, Chair, Education Task Force Business Roundtable, member of board National Alliance of Business, Cochair, subcommittee on Education Policy Committee for Economic Development, member of board of Achieve, member of board of McGraw-Hill, President elect Bush Jr's Transition Advisory Team Committee on Education, board of trustees American Enterprise Institute.

Dizzy yet?

We MUST attend to these issues.

For the sake of the children, we must attend.

My husband suggested that I dump the letter in the garbage and calm down.

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