It’s time to legalize pot for medicinal use
Dunkin’ Donuts continues assault on Minnesota
To bag a Dunkin’ Donuts franchise, prospective owners need to offer proof they’ve got $250,000 in liquid assets and a net worth of $500,000. Enough people have qualified in Minnesota the last year to allow Dunkin’ Donuts to expand its presence from Duluth to Rochester, and now the company will open 10 stores in the Twin Cities region. Overpriced Starbucks and Caribou Coffee are the ones wearing targets on their backs.
Seth Godin blog: I’m anti-business; you might be, too
“If anti-business means supporting a structure that builds a foundation where more people can flourish over time, then sign me up.”
The 1 percent are parasites
In excerpts from “Why We Can’t Afford The Rich,” author Andrew Sayer explains why the rich don’t generate jobs; that rising tides don’t lift all yachts; and chances are they built their empire with public tax dollars, aka corporate welfare.
Companies laugh all the way to Wall Street as taxpayers subsidize their business plans
McDonald’s and Walmart and many similar companies rake in billions in profits each year. Their employees, however, are paid so little that accepting charity or public assistance becomes vital for them to survive. As a result, taxpayers subsidize these companies’ low-pay practices to the tune of billions of dollars each year in low-income public programs. Hey, but that’s business — and we’re talking about JOBS after all, right?