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Thursday, June 2, 2011 01:53 am
Billionaires are different from you and me, for obvious reasons, including the fact that they buy much pricier baubles than we do. A sleek car costing $100,000? Why, for them, that’s just an eas...
Thursday, May 26, 2011 05:13 am
The big five of Big Oil might want to mull over a bit of advice that baseball great Ted Williams once offered to rookies: “If you don’t think too good, don’t think too much.” A...
Thursday, May 19, 2011 02:13 am
To be fair to lawmakers, it’s not easy making the tough spending choices in these dire times of rising public need and inadequate tax revenues. Legislators in my state of Texas, for example, are...
Thursday, May 12, 2011 11:10 am
Now, let’s check today’s sports scores: 4, 10.7 and 21-and-a-half. Those tallies are from the oil league, and the winner, of course, is the league’s powerhouse, ExxonMobil. Four, as ...
Thursday, May 5, 2011 03:56 pm
They came, they saw, they conquered. This line pretty well sums up a little-reported but important story about the new tea partiers in the U.S. House of Representatives. No sooner had they arrived tha...
Thursday, April 28, 2011 02:52 pm
It’s good to know that some corporate chieftains do feel the pain of their underlings – those hard-hit workers who keep being forced to do more for less reward. Take the example of Gannett...
Thursday, April 21, 2011 01:24 pm
They’re back. Actually, they never left, they just laid low while the heat of political anger blew over. They are the schemers and scammers of Wall Street who devised the Phantasmagoric Money-Fr...
Thursday, April 7, 2011 03:20 pm
The corporate chieftains who’ve relentlessly pushed American factories and our middle-class jobs offshore rationalize their globalization of production by declaring that it’s all about eff...
Thursday, March 31, 2011 06:11 am
Change is not the same thing as progress. In fact, change can be the exact opposite. It can be regressive, as we’re now learning from – where else? – Congress. A flock of tea party-i...


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