The 2021 holiday season has not been a happy time for Big Chicken. Just in time for Christmas, Judge Thomas M. Durkin approved agreements resolving “indirect purchaser” claims in the U.S. Court for the Northern District of Illinois. The result - a $181 million class action settlement that includes a $99 million agreement with Tyson, … Continue reading No surprise, it’s not inflation: Big Chicken ordered to pay $181 million for fixing prices
CEO of BlackRock, Larry Fink is in charge of about $10,000,000,000,000 ($10 trillion) in investments, a fortune equaling nearly half the annual GDP of the United States or China, and more than Japan and Germany combined. Like the late Pete Peterson (his fellow investment firm founder) Fink has urged that Social Security should either privatize … Continue reading A black eye for BlackRock? Has Larry Fink been financing Chinese Communist Party?
In the 40s my father listed what was not allowed in our house - coffee, soda, alcoholic drinks, smoking, foul language, talking during dinner and arguing with your parents. These rules lasted until my late teens, when I then began smoking, drinking beer and cursing with friends. That rebellion lasted a couple years, but memory … Continue reading Remembering days when you were seen, but not heard, and never naughty, but nice
The "mask" was tucked in a side pocket of my 2018 Elantra, ready for store entry, police stops or trying to enjoy an outdoor restaurant. Months of use added a pallid grey to its white interior, but the outside remained green and legal in the eyes of Covid enforcers. That was life for more than … Continue reading Should I hide? Even elderly don’t mask in Florida, yet Covid cases hit a record low!