The Gloppy mess of merger mania

Here's a recipe for you: Chop up some Oscar Mayer wieners, stir in Heinz ketchup, blend with Cool Whip and Maxwell House Coffee, sprinkle Planters peanuts over the mixture, add A-1 Steak Sauce, then top it with... Read more...

Kroger: Don’t Lose Local News

Like most politicians, corporate executives never do anything wrong. If anything wrong does "happen," it's always someone else's fault. That's been the gutless ploy of Kroger supermarket honchos who recently... Read more...
toy robot stands in front of white farm fence and red barn

Robot farmers – E-I-E-I-O!

How're you gonna keep 'em down on the farm after they've seen ... Angus? Not "Angus," the breed of cattle, but Angus, the 1,000-pound "farmer of the future." He is not actually a he, but an it: A robot, toil... Read more...

Big Mac’s new Big Data “innovation”

The great thing about corporate giants is that they are such amazing business innovators. For example, in the category of "wheel-spinning" innovation – ie, trying to change a corporation's course without actual... Read more...

How ridiculous is Trump’s border stand?

The most ridiculous thing about Donald Trump's xenophobic, demagogic assault on Central American amnesty seekers is that his frantic demand to build a $5-billion-dollar border wall is not his most ridiculous pl... Read more...

America’s healthcare border raiders

While Donald Trump fans the embers of xenophobia in our country by demonizing caravans of desperate Latinos headed north from Central America, there are other northern-bound caravans he doesn't mention. Thes... Read more...

The other Mexican migration

You probably haven't heard about it, but there's another mass migration coming across the US-Mexico border. However, these are not Central American families fleeing horrific conditions back home - only to be se... Read more...