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Parable of the Pizza Shop

One day a man decided to open a pizza shop.  The first week he sold pizzas, collected money from his customers; the happy customers ate hot pizza and business was good.

The next week many of his customers who came in had pizza insurance, and had already paid Blue Wall Insurance for their pizzas.  Since so many of his customers had purchased pizza insurance, the man signed a contract with Blue Wall agreeing to discount his pizzas in return for a larger volume of customers.  And so it went with United Pizza Insurance, PizzaNet and Pizzaetna.  

Pretty soon the man started having trouble getting the pizza insurance companies to pay for the pizzas he sold, and he had to wait a few months for his payment.  They also started meddling with his cooking and trying to dictate what toppings he could use.  They even restricted the use of some of the more expensive ingredients.  He had to hire extra employees to fill out forms and paperwork they required before they would reimburse him.  This all cos…