The ice has arrived. I’d hoped that the stuff would give us a pass and bother parts south. I’m pretty sure, given the warnings, that we’re receiving the wrap around effects. Maybe they’ll be short lived.
Scam or no Scam?
As solicitation letters go, it looked pretty official. Perhaps even from your local government.
Homeowners throughout Kansas, including in the Wichita area, received the letter in the mail this week imploring them to buy a water service line plan that would help cover costs of any repairs.
It came complete with a label with the homeowners’ address for their convenience and detailed reasons why buying the plan was important. A tri-fold pamphlet spelled out the homeowner’s “responsibilities.”
But the letter wasn’t from the city of Wichita or any other local government. It was from HomeServe USA Repair Management, a Connecticut company trying to sell the plans.
If you’re as short sighted as I then perhaps you’d believe Scam. I mean Conn is a Blue state isn’t it? and blue states are convinced bigger is better, right?
Given the way government is intruding into everything above, upon and beneath the earth, anything is possible.
Of course, one need look for the price tag to be certain – to include signing away one’s personal rights to everything above, upon and beneath the earth.
From the reaches,