With low wages, nutritionally harmful food and an oversized global presence, McDonald’s Corp. is less a part of the solution than the problem. But for 20 glorious minutes today, there was this: Here’s the story by NPR.
If there is one thing giant corporations can be trusted to do well, it’s to develop and follow repeatable processes. Making french fries? There’s a process for that. Introducing a new product? Process. Hiring? Follow the process. Laying off? That too. Overhauling the corporate benefits package? More processes. From small details (foreclosing on a customer’s […]
Donald Trump as POTUS is like working for the boss from hell, except without vacations or weekends. And you can’t just get another job.
A theme is emerging this morning as I scroll Facebook that poor people deserve to be poor. It precipitates from coverage of the new Republican plan to replace Obamacare – how it not only punishes poor people, but seeks to create more of them by: Taking more cash out of their pockets through reduced subsidies […]
If I was running the Democratic Party, I’d do whatever possible to put the following two phrases on everybody’s lips: Republicans can’t govern. Republican economics are a proven failure. These phrases not only define the opposition, they help redefine the Democrats in important ways. The first implies that while everybody knows Democrats are lousy street […]
Quote of the week:
“It seems to me as I get older that truth is a matter of opinion.”
H.R. 835, quietly introduced in the House of Representatives on Feb. 1 by Steve King (R-IA) and Joe Wilson (R-SC) — while Donald Trump was occupying the media with his first Muslim travel ban — would apply right-to-work legislation across the entire nation. It means that Congressmen who argue that states — rather than the […]