Monthly Archives: December 2008

Struggling Sears: The GM of retail

Sad, but so true.  This is yet another example of a viable institution that is being devasated by poor management and financial engineering.  I would only disagree that they have reached the tipping point where failure is inevitable.  Sears has strong … Continue reading

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Autoworkers Union Keeps $6 Million Golf Course for Members at $33 Million Lakeside Retreat

Maybe it is something in the water in Detroit.  First the Corporate jets and now the Union Country Club.  Are these reasons why the Chevy Volt will come in at twice the price and two years behind the Chinese BYD … Continue reading

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Football in Wisconsin 12/27-28

After refusing to lose for 4 consecutive Bye weeks, the Wisconsin Badgers made up for lost time by getting blown out by Florida State in the Champs Sports Bowl 42 – 13.   Meanwhile, the Green Bay Packers blew an opportunity … Continue reading

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$1.6 billion went to bailed-out bank execs – Economy in Turmoil

A little news about 2007 bonuses should help get the focus off the Congressional pay raise.   $1.6 billion went to bailed-out bank execs – Economy in Turmoil- msnbc.com

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Football in Wisconsin 12/22

Once again the Green Bay Packers fold at the end of a game this time losing to the Chicago Bears in OT 20 -17.  This sets up next week’s epic battle between the Pack and the 0 and 15 Detroit … Continue reading

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Holiday Shopping – What are they thinking?

I have been hearing a lot of moaning and groaning from retailers about holiday business.  It would seem that they would want to make the experience more pleasant rather than more grim to drum up business.  The latest is the … Continue reading

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Congress Gets a Raise

The impossible has happened.  These guys may give CEOs a good name.  The need for a Congress Czar has never been greater. TheHill.com

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Organizing Your Web Life in One Place | Katherine Boehret | The Mossberg Solution | AllThingsD

Wall Street Journal review of the new Windows Live.  Like most of her reviews, Katherine Boehret gives her infamous mixed review.  But it may be a better review that it has received on Live Blogs.  Perhaps there is light at … Continue reading

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First face transplant performed in U.S.

Please keep Brad Pit on call in case  I need a donor.   Sorry Angelina, but the need is urgent. First face transplant performed in U.S. – Skin and beauty- msnbc.com

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BYD F3DM Plug-in Hybrid Goes On Sale in China, 3 Years Before Volt

Could  building a car like this possibly be an alternative to a Detroit bailout?  At about $22,000 all it needs is a little sexier name to sell.  Call Marketing. GM is Weeping: BYD F3DM Plug-in Hybrid Goes On Sale in … Continue reading

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