Long Distance Highway Robbery
Calling friends and family far away used to be expensive — now it’s only people in hospitals and institutions who are being ripped off.
“And I am calling long distance, don’t worry ‘bout the cost ’cause it’s been forty years or more.” — Tom Waits
I was driving recently and I heard the old Madonna song “La Isla Bonita” on the radio. The song, as many do, immediately triggered a memory…