I used to admire Boeing, but the past few years they’ve come to be just another cog in the Evil Empire that is post-Reagan Corporate America. They force down wages and benefits by having workers in different states compete for jobs, pay their CEOs 10s of millions and not only pay very little taxes they are actually paid by our government in the form of tax credits. So it strikes me as odd that the WTO would claim Airbus gets unfair advantages because of their government subsidies — Boeing gets all kinds of subsidies, just through different terminology. I used to think propaganda didn’t exist in the US – how ignorant I was 🙂
So we paid a lot of money for high-end bose headphones, and honestly only wear them when we travel. Part of the reason we bought them was because of they emphasize their lifetime guarantee. But recently the headphones stopped working — despite fairly limited use — and when we called for the lifetime guarantee they basically said they’d send us pieces that *we* have to put together *and* they would not consider a straightforward replacement and wouldn’t give us the option of just sending to them to fix. So, in short, their lifetime guarantee is a scam. We will not be buying anymore of their headphones. How do companies get away with lying like that??