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No, This Arab Immigrant Does Not Refuse To Sell Gasoline To Soldiers

Is there bigoted immigrant gas station owner in Michigan who refuses to do business with members of the American armed forces? Well… no, but that didn’t stop people from passing on a call to boycott it. Before you hit “share” on an angry call to boycott a business, consider whether the precipitating incident could be a huge misunderstanding. [More]

Army Makes Soldier Pay $21 C.O.D. Fee To Receive Purple Heart

Army Makes Soldier Pay $21 C.O.D. Fee To Receive Purple Heart

A soldier who was wounded in Iraq feels the Army did him an indignity by not only waiting four years to send him his Purple Heart, but delivering it with a $21 bill to cover shipping. The soldier, who hails from South Dakota, was wounded in a rocket blast in 2007. [More]

CUB Consumer Clinic Cures Nurse’s Ailing Cellphone Bills

CUB Consumer Clinic Cures Nurse’s Ailing Cellphone Bills

    “With her son stationed in Iraq, the last thing Maria Gonzalez needed was a collection agency hounding her about a $1,027 cell phone bill she didn’t deserve.”

Sprint Won’t Let Soldier Cancel Cellphone

Sprint Won’t Let Soldier Cancel Cellphone

We must be a tabloid, we’re getting our stories from Sploid:

AT&T Overcharging Soldiers in Iraq… Because it Can

AT&T Overcharging Soldiers in Iraq… Because it Can

Allegations have arisen that AT&T is abusing its power as a monopoly provider in US soldier’s PBXs in Iraq to block 1-800 numbers needed to use non-AT&T calling cards.