Obama And The Art of Gathering

Some people are born to acquire resources, and some are born to manage them.  That’s not a bad thing, mind you; it’s a system...

Commercial Challenges to American Business

The political challenges and setbacks of the 1970s coincided with increased commercial challenges to American business. The dominance of American manufacturing, so complete in...

Defending Business Interests A Multi-Pronged Approach

The modern American corporation is likely to follow a variety of approaches in defending its interests. The approach used will depend partly on the...

Ignoring The Debt Ceiling Wont Make It Go Away

Do you want to succeed or do you want to fail?  In the Army, we often thought of things in “simple” terms like this. ...

Are Republicans Really Bloodthirsty?

During Wednesday’s Republican debate (which you can see here), there was a moment that I knew would make headlines.  Texas Governor, Rick Perry, was...

Modes of Political Participation By Businesses

Writers in the late 1950s and early 1960s were struck by the limited development of business organizations in the USA. The groups claiming to...

Lets Talk About Apple And Revenue

There’s been a story circulating lately that’s caught more traction than I thought it would.  You’ve probably heard it.  It’s the story of how...

Bashing America On Its Birthday

You would imagine that on July 4th, and possibly September 11th, that our nation could come together, hold hands, and sing Kumbaya.  Just one...

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The plans for the creation of a truly common market within the European Community in 1992 have posed a special challenge to European business...