Economy

Johnnie Does: Side Burn BBQ & Brew

December 6, 2018

Editor’s Note: Johnnie Does is an irregular feature on this blog. Whenever Johnnie has a bone to pick with someone or something and just has to vent by writing about it, he sends it my way. Today, Johnnie presents a food review of a recent lunch at a Dickey-less BBQ establishment. About a month ago, […]

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Now Tesla is Spying on You

November 29, 2018

Tesla Charging Station in China   The Tech Industry is very cozy with the Chinese government and not just because iPhones are cheaper to make there. Tech companies willingly participate in Chinese government censorship and suppression of their citizens. Tech companies know that most laptops, cell phones, televisions, and other electronic devices that they sell […]

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Obama Motors Kills Electric Car

November 27, 2018

General Motors announced that it is terminating 15 percent of its workforce. That is just over 14,000 jobs. The cuts will eliminate more than 14,000 jobs in all, roughly 8,100 white collar positions and more than 6,000 factory jobs, according to the company. GM to halt production at several plants, cut more than 14,000 jobs […]

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California Conservatives Voting with Their Feet

November 8, 2018

Many years ago, a young man seeking to improve his lot in life was given the advice to “go west, young man”. Now, a hundred odd years later, folks in California are echoing Davie Crocket, “you may all go to hell and I will go to Texas”. About 130,000 more residents left California for other […]

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FBI’s Tesla Criminal Investigation

October 26, 2018

Despite what some fan boys have told me about how ingenious Elon Musk is, Tesla is once again in the news for blowing smoke. Being that they make electric cars, that in itself is quite a feat. Following the recent spanking by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is […]

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Why is SEARS Going Bankrupt?

October 13, 2018

Sears Corporation will be filing bankruptcy as early as Saturday, or as late as Monday morning. Sears is the definition of a former retail/corporate powerhouse. Look at some of these companies that used to be a part of Sears: Dean Witter, Allstate, Discover Financial, Morgan Stanley (later merged with Dean Witter), Orchard Supply Hardware (OSH) […]

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Tesla Has Been Framed: Elon Musk is a Genius

October 8, 2018

I was invited to a social function last Friday to celebrate the fall ritual of Octoberfest. I engaged a person that I know at the party in conversation. The subject of Elon Musk came up, partially because the person hosting the party just purchased a Tesla. I recounted the production difficulties, Elon getting kicked off […]

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Musk Out at Tesla…Well Sort of

September 29, 2018

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued the following edict: Elon Musk has been forced to step down from the Board of Tesla but he will remain CEO. Translation, he is figurehead of the company but can be out voted if he wants to do stupid stuff. Within 45 days, an independent chairman will […]

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Dick Less Profits

August 30, 2018

Sales at Dick’s Sporting Goods tanked in the last quarter while most retailers are doing better with increased consumer spending. This was due to the store caving in to political correctness. Comparable-store sales fell 4%, Dick’s said. Not adjusting for the 53rd week last year, the company’s same-store sales declined 1.9%. The weaker-than-expected results bucked […]

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Verizon Wireless a Firefighters Worst Nightmare

August 25, 2018

Loyal followers know that The Chief very seldom holds back when it comes to hot takes, but this story actually had blood gushing out of my eyes. Verizon Wireless serves many purposes, largely they are known as a wireless provider “allegedly” they also are the second largest of wireless provider behind AT&T. Fun fact: Verizon […]

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