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Mar 03, 2009

Ben says: Hit the gas!

I guess it's just my luck that most of the dear visitors who comment upon comments I make here are from the less-government-the-better school of....More
Mar 02, 2009

Tough trucking

It doesn't take an economist to tell you these are tough times for truckers. Nonetheless, if you are going to gauge exactly how tough these times are....More
Feb 25, 2009

Is the slide slowing?

Recessions are slippery devils. No one wants to declare one has started, but everyone wants to be the first to say one is ending. Or at least to say....More
Feb 24, 2009

Bernanke flies flag of hope

We all know Barack Obama was the candidate of hope and despite the Presdential honeymoon he is enjoying with the American public (as well as the....More
Feb 02, 2009

Social work

FleetOwner The Website has gone-all-social-media on you and me both. In our never-ending campaign to inform and advance the American truck fleet....More
Jan 27, 2009

Shop talk

If you've ever wanted to see your name in print, this may be your chance... Even as I pen this post, I am heroically engaged in wrestling to the mat....More
Jan 23, 2009

Such smiling faces!

It warmed the cockles of me heart to see the smiling faces of President Obama, the Democratic leaders of the House AND the House minority leader, too....More
Jan 20, 2009

The ground has shifted

"What the cynics fail to understand is that the ground has shifted beneath them-- that the stale political arguments that have consumed us for so....More
Dec 22, 2008

Time to put up

"America is the land of the second chance - and when the gates of the prison open, the path ahead should lead to a better life." --President George W....More
Dec 16, 2008

What century is it?

There is one rule for industrialists and that is: make the best quality of goods possible at the lowest cost possible, paying the highest wages....More
Dec 03, 2008

It's a loan

He may be a son of a bitch, but he's our son of a bitch. --Franklin D. Roosevelt, speaking of Nicaragua's President Somoza Detroit's Big Three....More
Nov 19, 2008

Failure as an option

Vitality shows in not only the ability to persist, but the ability to start over. --F. Scott Fitzgerald (1896-1940) In an op-ed piece running in The....More
Nov 18, 2008

U.S.A. Motors

What's right about America is that although we have a mess of problems, we have great capacity-- intellect and resources-- to do something about them....More
Nov 14, 2008

Red Friday?

“We do our best to make Black Friday a fun, festive time for our customers, including hundreds of hours of training to get ready for the day." --from....More
Nov 13, 2008

Shifting gears

Success is how high you bounce when you hit bottom. --Gen. George S. Patton, U.S. Army (1885-1945) You got to hand it to Treasury Secretary Henry....More
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