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13 July 2014 0 Comments

Big Business Immigration and Cheap Labor: Union’s E-Verify

National Homebuilders Association of America makes the case for more immigrant labor, in effect, Open Borders and Amnesty. It should not surprise anyone that Big Business, like the National Association of Homebuilders, is pushing for Amnesty, another word for “cheap labor”.  Securing the southern border is not a priority. (Oddly, though, the northern border is […]

27 October 2012 0 Comments

Higher Education – Recession Proof? College Admissions Are Up

“Recession? What recession?   College admission, applications at some top Washington universities are up despite    our national, economic, stagnation. At Georgetown University, for example, freshmen applications for fall 2011 rose 5 percent from 2011 …”   Read more: Despite hard economic times, college admissions are on the rise – Washington Times 23 August 2012

25 September 2012 0 Comments

Democratic 1% of 1% – New York Times Hires CEO – $ 4,000,000

NYTimes 1% of 1% …Double Standards and Double Talking from Democratic Media. NYTimes $4 million versus Bloomberg $10.5 million – new CEO’s Pay Package READ MORE NYTimes CEO Mark Thompson  17 August 2012 “The New York Times Company is paying its new chief executive, Mark Thompson, an annual salary of $1 million and an immediate […]

11 August 2012 0 Comments

Bain & Company: Colleges & Universities – Fiscally Unsustainable

TaxProf Blog (24 July 2012) brings this to our attention:  33% of Colleges Are on ‘Unsustainable Financial Path’ Bain & Company and Sterling Partners have released a study (The Financially Sustainable University) and accompanying website (Financial Fade) reporting that over 33% of 1,700 public and private nonprofit colleges are on an “unsustainable financial path,” with […]

10 August 2012 0 Comments

Law Schools: Jobs Down Tuition Up – TaxProf Blog

The cost benefit of law school is falling fast and many are thinking that there are more efficient ways to deliver legal services and those services can be better delivered by people who have not spent years studying books they never learn. TaxProf Blog 24 July 2012: The American Bar Association has changed how law […]

16 June 2012 0 Comments

John Allsion: Business Genius and Business In America

“John A. Allison is the former chairman and CEO of BB&T Corporation, where he started working in 1971. Under Mr. Allison’s leadership, BB&T grew from $4.5 billion in assets to $152 billion, becoming America’s 10th largest financial services company and earning the bank’s chairman a spot on Harvard Business Review’s list of top 100 most […]

13 June 2012 0 Comments

CNN Down; WaPo Way Down

The Washington Post Co. reported its first-quarter earnings on Friday, and the news coming out of the newspaper division was mostly grim. The unit lost $22.6 million in the quarter, with revenue down 8% and revenue from print advertising specifically falling 17%. Meanwhile, the Post just reported one of the biggest circulation drops of any […]

5 June 2012 0 Comments

Sunoco: Timeline of an American Company – Ardmore

According to Sunoco’s website the company started in 1886 with the purchase of oil leases near Lima, Ohio. READ MORE Sunoco’s history: Timeline Philadelphia Business Journal  Monday, April 30, 2012, 1920 — Opens first service station, in Ardmore, Pa.

23 May 2012 0 Comments

1% of 1%: Bipartisan Billioniare Law Firms

Highest-grossing Philadelphia law firms: Slideshow  Business Journal 3 May 2012  Bipartisan – Another word for Bigger Government Tax Increase.  Are any of these lawyers willing to redistribute the wealth?  

22 May 2012 0 Comments

1% of 1%: Obama Democrats Comcast’s 2011 Compensation

What Comcast’s top executives earned in 2011: Slideshow Philadelphia Business Journal by Peter Key, Reporter  Tuesday, May 1, 2012,   Brian Roberts   $26.9 Million 2011 Compensation Are David L. Cohen and Brian Roberts willing to redistribute their income?