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Bill Smit April 19, 2014 at 09:34 am
I own a small business in Woodridge IL. The amount of credit card fraud has here has increased tenRead More fold over last year. I have to tell you that the card owner doesn't get burned, the card issuer don't either, nor does the company you hire to process and approve the cards. It's the local merchant where the card was used. Online ordering is the worst. The big banks say you didn't swipe a card, so you're liable, even though it was approved by that same bank at the time of purchase. If this keeps up, I'll have to go backwards in time and shut down online ordering. So much for a cashless society.
JMarsh April 19, 2014 at 10:16 am
I think I will go back to using checks at stores and cash at gas stations. I found a gas station inRead More Eagle Rock that gives a discount for using cash and generally buy my gas there. Not as convenient as using a debit card but I had to cancel my card after using it at Target right before Christmas. What a hassle.
cookiepro2 April 19, 2014 at 05:28 pm
I've started using cash more in the past year for grocery and gas. It's simplified bill paying,Read More reducing the number of credit card receipts that need to be reconciled with statements! Though I still like the 5% discount from using my Target card and the cash back bonus from Discover. Anyway gotta have a good reason now for using my credit cards, either buying online (necessity then) or some reward incentive.
Grumpy Old Man April 18, 2014 at 06:34 am
Yeah right another Soros flunkie whining about the success of others.
The Sleeper April 18, 2014 at 12:38 pm
Jealous people suck.
jim April 18, 2014 at 12:46 pm
you sure
It could cost Americans 20 percent more to get their bacon fixes as a deadline virus sweeps through the nation's hog barns. (Patch file photo)
mark April 18, 2014 at 07:23 am
When taxes are imposed on various industries then to stay in business the prices increase on theRead More consumer! Obamacare , gas taxes, payroll taxes, tolls, the proposed soda and candy tax , your tobacco tax is 75% of what the product really costs! Commercial Property tax increases! Do you people see what's going on here? This country is being destroyed by the Democrats! It is starting to resemble The a Soviet Union! We should change the name of this country to the USSA!
all-c-ing-eye April 18, 2014 at 02:14 pm
And all this time i thought it was Pork Barrel spending.
JBrad April 19, 2014 at 01:57 pm
Mark, Your words are absolutely disgusting. Please do not use this comment thread as a vehicle toRead More spew your racist mentality. And for your information, food-borne illnesses come from agriculture, period. All around the world, including in the U.S. Lastly, your hatred for people of colour does not mean that you understand disease, at all. Good luck in life.
Amanda Horn April 13, 2014 at 06:53 pm
Too bad TOBS didn't have good parents to teach him right from wrong. Hating is wrong. There are goodRead More and bad in every group. I think I'm a little late. You've got to be taught to hate, before you're six, or seven, or eight...so the song goes.
Tired of the B.S. April 14, 2014 at 09:57 am
Amanda, you said, on one of your earlier posts, Amanda Horn March 25, 2014 at 10:03 PM "HowRead More miserable it would be to insist that everyone have the same lifestyle, views, politics, etc. as me." Too bad that if you are white, not gay, not liberal, or don't conform your beliefs to which ever way the winds are blowing, you seem to insist that those people are, in some way, wrong and full of hate. By the way, I have wonderful parents, who did teach me right from wrong. I just don't change the way I feel to try to fit in with the liberal way of thinking. Another thing that they taught me was "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but names will never hurt me."
JusticeLeague April 14, 2014 at 02:44 pm
Tired of B.S. - This might not be on your top priority list, but it's on the top of other people's.Read More Keep that in mind.
Jimmy Fallon
Lenny Kravitz April 1, 2014 at 10:49 pm
Anyone but Phillips Chevrolet. I got screwed at Phillips. I picked-out a truck, put down a $200 cashRead More deposit and came back the next day to find they sold my truck to someone else. Cheeseballs.
Interested resident April 2, 2014 at 09:01 am
That is a shame Lenny Kravitz. I'm sorry to hear that. The patch says Fallon will buy the truckRead More for the rep (in quotes). My understanding is that he is going to buy a truck from the rep. He said last Friday night that he didn't want to make it that easy for the sale.
william savick April 2, 2014 at 03:35 pm
Question Lenny Kravitz; Did you get your $200. back?
Leah Bowman and her Lego resume kit.
Mikerrr April 1, 2014 at 12:17 pm
Who cares what reddit commenters said about it? What did potential employers say about it????
Mikerrr April 1, 2014 at 12:18 pm
Who cares what a bunch of reddit commenters have to say about it? What did potential EMPLOYERSRead More have to say about her idea?
Genvieve LaChappele March 18, 2014 at 12:23 pm
nice people who give back a great deal to the community.
Brandon March 18, 2014 at 02:51 pm
Homewood Rocks best community in this part of the southern region. One of my favorite pizza joints.
Heather Knippenberg Kent March 22, 2014 at 01:34 pm
Aurelio's by far has the best gluten free crust in the south suburbs! Love them.
James P. McMahon March 19, 2014 at 08:03 pm
Great idea. Let's ban tobacco and legalize marijuana. Makes sense to me!
Garrett Fifer March 23, 2014 at 05:27 pm
To all the people making the, "But they also sell alcohol!" argument. You must not beRead More aware that alcohol kills only a small fraction of people when compared to tobacco. According to the CDC, excessive alcohol consumption (key-word being excessive) leads to 88,000 deaths annually; while tobacco is responsible for 480,000 (almost a half-million) deaths annually. Furthermore, alcohol can be safely consumed in moderation without a large risk of addiction or cancer. In fact, alcohol (especially red wine) has health benefits. Tobacco has not one single health benefit and the most common outcome of consuming it is addiction, chronic illness, and shortened life expectancy. Tobacco companies profit off addiction. So please, take your uneducated comparisons elsewhere.
Greg Alan March 24, 2014 at 09:48 am
Not arguing here, about the facts of tobacco, and how it kills people. Not comparing alcohol, toRead More tobacco, & which 'drug' kills MORE people. People make CHOICES to buy these items. People also choose to drink irresponsibly, and kill, injure, & affect families, when they choose to DRINK & DRIVE! Smokers affect their own health! Which is more evil? I agree with Tony!
Jordan S. Zoot March 5, 2014 at 02:49 pm
Given all of the things I have to worry about today I am sure glad that tainted nuts isn't one ofRead More them.
Oliver P. McCracken March 6, 2014 at 09:33 am
I thought folks were complaining that The Patch no longer had an editor? If there is no editor, thenRead More who deleted my nuts-&-taint-tainted remark?
Citizen Sane March 16, 2014 at 08:44 pm
Haha. I prefer this thread. Very nice.
Fernando February 19, 2014 at 07:57 pm
Article is good-you both are mind numbing!
Joki2 February 20, 2014 at 07:02 am
Not a secret anymore!!!!!!
Citizen Sane March 21, 2014 at 06:53 am
I choose to thank you right now. Bam.
HF Resident February 18, 2014 at 07:13 am
Can anyone tell me what the new can railway building is going to be. Also full-time accountingRead More positions in the south suburb area?
ridgeroadmike February 18, 2014 at 09:28 am
I believe CN is building a training center. From what I understand, Homewood is going to be theRead More training hub for either the United States or all of North America, I'm not sure which.
Home Depot plans to hire 80,000 for its spring selling season. Photo Credit: Home Depot
CHISEL February 15, 2014 at 09:32 am
The 95th and Pulaski store should fire everyone and start over.
mark February 15, 2014 at 10:51 am
Abigail how do you understand the affordable care act when the government doesn't even understand itRead More did you write it admitted it you want the government to take care of you
jim February 15, 2014 at 09:07 pm
Abigail should discuss the ACA bill with Nancy Pelosi last I heard she still doesn't know whatsRead More in it. Perhaps Abigail could give here a clue
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