Chicago leftists off Target in their store closing protests

By John Ruberry As I've written many times, Chicago is a city in decline. It is the only major American city losing population. Its pension debt, a reward--or should I say payoff?--to public-section unions in exchange for their support for Democratic politicians is an unsustainable millstone. This morning on a local television show, Flannery Fired … Continue reading Chicago leftists off Target in their store closing protests

Hey Walmart / Amazon / eBay (& CNN) what about this stuff

All over TV today we saw Walmart declaring they were pulling the confederate flag because it was a symbol of hate, slavery and many were offended by it. eBay, Sears, and Amazon quickly followed suit in pulling items with the rebel battle flag. Now while no honest person will deny what the Reb flag meant … Continue reading Hey Walmart / Amazon / eBay (& CNN) what about this stuff

Sears: The end is coming soon

By John Ruberry "'Vanity of vanities," saith the Preacher, "vanity of vanities; all is vanity.'" Ecclesiastes 1-2. There are many great American business success stories--and the rise of Sears, Roebuck and Company is one of the more compelling tales. The last few pages of the book on Sears are blank--and the ending is not going … Continue reading Sears: The end is coming soon

The perfect follow-up to yesterday’s EBT post

There has been a lot of talk concerning yesterday's EBT post. There has been some suggesting that I'm showing insufficient pity for those on assistance. There are always times when people need help and as a Christian I am obliged to help, however one must remember the difference between receiving help and demanding something they … Continue reading The perfect follow-up to yesterday’s EBT post

Black Leaders and the lawyers that didn’t sue

Is there any point to which you would wish to draw my attention?” “To the curious incident of the dog in the night-time.” “The dog did nothing in the night-time.” “That was the curious incident,” Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes Sliverblaze While writing my Mitt Romney post this morning I did a search for … Continue reading Black Leaders and the lawyers that didn’t sue

The Data is the Data is the Data

It's true for global warming and it's true for Veggies from Walmart: On to the details: Kummer buys two batches of nearly identical groceries at Wal-Mart and Whole Foods. He has them prepared in a restaurant kitchen and invites taste testers to make a blind side-by-side comparison. The Whole Food grocery set cost $50 more, … Continue reading The Data is the Data is the Data