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FTC Orders – Doesn’t Warn – Bollman Hat Company to Cease Deceptive “Made in USA” Claims, Licensing “American Made Matters” Seal to Others without Proper Vetting

As we reported a few months ago, the FTC has increased its enforcement of its “Made in USA” requirements – typically through warning letters rather than formal administrative or legal proceedings. This week’s proposed Consent Order against Bollman Hat Company … Continue reading

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Best Made Company — Levi's 501 Washed Selvedge Jeans

Authentic gets thrown around a lot these days but few truly warrant the designation like a pair of Levi's 501s. For those looking to winnow down their portfolio of blue jeans to just the essentials, 501s carry fresh appeal and … Continue reading

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What Do You Do When The FAA Denies Your Medical Application Because Your Physician Made The Wrong Diagnosis?

I was recently asked this question by an airman in this very difficult situation. When the airman was younger, the airman was diagnosed as having bipolar disorder. More recently the airman was evaluated by a new doctor who told the … Continue reading

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If You Blow A Whistle And No One Hears It, Has It Made a Sound?

In a story that appears to have been noticed only by a few conservative press and opinion sites, a former CFPB examiner and current "whistleblower," Cassandra Jackson, alleges that when she was an examiner for the CFPB, "her superiors at … Continue reading

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“I made him aware he is very lucky”

A Local Government Ombudsman Report on the actions of Maidstone Borough Council towards a homeless household makes for depressing reading. Both for the actions (and inactions) of the Council and for what it lays bare about the attitude to the … Continue reading

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