These are the times that try men’s souls. In the course of our nation’s history, the people of Boston have rallied bravely whenever the Sox have been threatened. Today, a new crisis has arisen. The Boston Red Sox organization has changed the team’s logo. The “Hanging Sox” has bumped the (redesigned) “Circle Sox” to alternative… Read More Just. So. Wrong.
As we all know, America is in a recession and has been for a year. There’s something that responsible people do in tough economic times: Spend less money, especially borrowed money, particularly on expensive items, like cars. The Detroit Three CEOs are back on Capitol Hill today, requesting, most recently, around $34 Billion of taxpayers’… Read More Taxpayers Shouldn’t Have to Give their Money to Companies whose Products They Choose Not to Buy
The Detroit Three CEOs are rolling back into Washington, with their hands out again. Apparently, the lesson they learned from their disastrous appearance last month was to ask for even more of taxpayers’ money. According to this morning’s Washington Post, the Detroit Three will ask for a combined total $28-38 Billion. And they’re still trying… Read More The Un-American Auto Companies
The Business section of today’s Washington Post is an unsettling sign of the times, but in a different way from the usual. The top story, “Automakers Assemble Make-or-Break Case“, reports on the Detroit 3 CEOs’ return to Washington today, with their hands out again for $25 Billion of taxpayers’ money, this time with a plan,… Read More Are We Getting Used to Bail-Outs?
It was an ugly start to the shopping season this morning when a Wal-Mart employee died after being trampled by an impatient, infantile throng. At about 5:00, the crowd of self-centered shoppers broke down the doors to the suburban New York store, knocked the unidentified employee down, and stampeded over him, crushing out a human… Read More Wal-Mart Employee Killed by Crowd of Shoppers