As both a capitalist and a taxpayer,news of recent antics by General Electric (G.E.) made me wince.
That’s because G.E.’s actions are practically begging the usual suspects to ramp up their protests against “evil corporations.”
According to the New York Times,G.E. – despite making a $5.1 billion profit in [...]
David Sirota,The Huffington Post
As I’ve long maintained,the business press is often the best place to get the real story about what’s going on in American politics. That’s because it’s focused almost exclusively on telling its investor-readers how to make money,rather than on the political media’s manufactured red-versus-blue story lines —[...]
On Friday Obama announced Jeffery Immelt the CEO of General Electric will head some kind of mumbo jumbo “board” that will magically create private sector jobs.
Obama’s steno pool (the media) dutifully reported this as a “gesture by the White House toward strengthening ties to business,” as if [...]