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Thursday, May 31, 2012 08:24 am
We’re sick and tired of being bullied and stomped on by the Powers That Be in Washington, and by gollies, we’re not going to take it anymore! Hooray! It’s about time that workers, co...
Thursday, May 24, 2012 08:24 am
Big brewers like Anheuser-Busch frequently admonish us imbibers of their grain products to “drink responsibly.” Well, I say back to them: Lobby responsibly. In particular, I point to a dis...
Thursday, May 17, 2012 07:38 pm
Thanks to the blessings of nature and good farmers, you and I can enjoy such scrumptious delights as fresh corn-on-the-cob, popcorn and many other variations of this truly great grain. And now, thanks...
Thursday, May 3, 2012 03:28 pm
What are these phantasmagoric money machines that they call “private equity firms?” They’re much in the news these days, because a fellow who was a private equity magnate is presentl...
Thursday, April 26, 2012 06:28 am
The Lone Ranger was a masked man who was out to bring bad guys to justice. Ed Conard is a masked man who is out to bring bad guys to power.A multimillionaire financier who was a top henchman in Bain C...
Thursday, April 19, 2012 03:31 pm
Even though some are out and some are in, the politicians that are/were in the GOP presidential race still are spreading their goofiness around for all the country to see.Let’s start with my sta...
Thursday, April 12, 2012 06:03 am
Hallelujah, Washington has finally heard the people’s cries for jobs! In an urgent bipartisan push, Democrats and Republicans have joined hands across the aisle to pass the JOBS Act. In this tim...
Thursday, April 5, 2012 02:46 am
What does 50 cents buy these days? Not a cuppa joe, a pack of gum or a newspaper. But you can get a steal of deal for a 50-cent piece: a first-class stamp. Plus a nickel in change.Each day, six days a...
Thursday, March 29, 2012 03:58 am
Have you heard about the earthquake that has shaken Wall Street to its very core? Well, brace yourself, for this really is a shocker: Bonus payments are down.Yes, the exorbitant bonus checks pocketed ...

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