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The Twinkie Survived, How 'Bout You?

Is it too late for you?
There’s no chance to stand in a queue
To buy an eight-track tape or a six pack of Tab… 303 more words

NE Broadway & 11th, 1929

Our Number Man finds himself on the sunny northwest corner of NE Broadway at 11th Avenue in this 1929 photo. This modern and tidy Standard Oil service station featured covered pumps on both sides of the sales booth plus covered service bays in the background.

(City of Portland Archives)



Transport monopoly.

ProPublica.org puzzled out more information on how a company named Chesapeake Energy managed to reduce its payments to rural landowners from whom it was leasing fracking rights. 209 more words

Obama In Shock After US Oil Giant Sides With Putin; Declares “No Ukraine War”

A stunning report prepared by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) outlining the agenda of Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov for his meeting today… 835 more words

Forget about predatory pricing leading to monopoly exploitation

There’s a generalized worry that Big Bad Corporations indulge in something called predatory pricing. They cut prices so low that all their competitors go out of business and then they can enjoy a monopoly in the market. 974 more words


Ukraine Crisis: Just Another Globalist-Engineered Powder Keg

Ukraine Crisis: Just Another Globalist-Engineered Powder Keg.

Wednesday, 05 March 2014 02:13 Brandon Smith

When one studies history, all events seem to revolve around the applications and degenerations of war. 2,826 more words


Bringing the Troops Home (Part 2) ...plus a few stowaways

Tell me about the Italian POWs you met in Casablanca. 

We had some Italian POWs help us convert the ship and do chores.  They were no threat to us, that I knew of anyhow.  2,139 more words

World War II Veterans