April/30/2013 6:56AM
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I competed against Koch Petroleum in my working life. They created a great privately owned corporation by whipping we majors where we were weak. Big corporations, like the one I worked for, Amoco, tended to focus on areas that complemented our strength and generated volume. In Amoco’s case that was retailing gasoline, refining, logistics, and Read the full article…

December/27/2012 7:48AM
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Newspapers are going broke. The experts say the Internet is killing the print media business. Only we elders resort to papers for news. Often, as I’m gathering the four papers we have delivered at the cusp of dawn, some neighbor being dragged by a dog on a leash will make some comment about the quantity Read the full article…

October/21/2011 16:26PM
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If our government were a corporation, would you buy stock? As a conglomerate, Government Business, Inc, is in lots of businesses. And, the business keeps expanding. For forty years, we’ve been in the railroad business. We have lost money each and every year. We are in the parcel delivery business. It may go bankrupt this Read the full article…