Tag Archives: bureaucracy

Help Wanted: Social Justice Manager

March 20, 2016 It’s too bad Seattle can’t bottle self-righteousness, because if we could it’d be the biggest thing since pale ale. Seattle Smug™ is certified fair-trade, locally sourced, gluten free, organic, carbon-neutral, and non-GMO. And best of all, it’s renewable, … Continue reading

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Health insurance: Why is this so damn hard?

Don’t answer that. I already know why it’s hard. In a word: Bureaucracy. Mindless, wasteful bureaucracy. See the insurance card below? It’s the third one the government-mandated insurance provider has sent me in the forty days since I signed up … Continue reading

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