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Snoutport Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 12:11 PM
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State Farm No Good Neighbor to Rep. Castro
Source: The Texas Tribune

To state Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-San Antonio, State Farm is no good neighbor.

After an Austin judge ruled this week that the insurance giant owes its Texas customers $350 million for overcharging for premiums between 2003 and 2008, Castro dropped the home and car insurance policies he's held with the company since 2000.

Your refusal to make good for overcharging your customers in this state is a disservice to the thousands of Texas policyholders that have trusted you with their most important investment, their home, Castro wrote in a letter mailed this morning.

Read more: http://www.texastribune.org/texas-politics/texas-politi...



Nice to see a politician actually standing up against the corporations on a personal level.
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MrsBrady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 02:49 PM
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1. booked marked for later n/t
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hamsterjill Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 04:30 PM
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2. We are lucky enough to have his twin brother as our mayor!
Julian Castro is mayor of San Antonio.

We need more like them!
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Snoutport Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 09:33 PM
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4. c'mon then! get them to run for governor!
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hamsterjill Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-15-11 07:07 PM
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5. I believe that is the current plan!!!!
Wouldn't it be wonderful to get rid of Gov. Goodhair???!!!!!
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theywillhatethis Donating Member (11 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 04:52 PM
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3. Like a good neighbor...
you know the rest.
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