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Dear Public Utilities Commission,

Dear Public Utilities Commission,

It is my understanding that your office regulates the cost of certain commodities in my state. I also understand that all one must do to get permission to raise rates on those commodities is ask. You get out a rubber stamp marked yes, stamp it on the request, then take the rest of the day off.

Since I obviously have a good grasp of how your system works, I have decided to apply to you for an increase in the rate I am charging for my stories. Recently you have granted enormous increases to companies supplying natural gas. This gas, of course, is used to create...

 

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