We hear over and over that inflation is in check, and if anything that we need more inflation. We are told that the CPI is bumping along at between 1-2%. That it’s been at about this rate for years. But you tell me. Is this reflective of your experience?
Who ever thought that so many battles would surround raw milk? I don’t even like milk but I’m beginning to feel like I need to go out and buy some to help these folks.
But I think it might be illegal to buy in Virginia. I’ll have to go to the black market.
Ever wonder about the degree to which large corporations have an interest in the food stamp program?
The public has had no idea how much money retailers have been making off of food stamps. But a judge has ruled that this information must now be made available.
A couple of days ago we wrote about robots developed by Boston Dynamics – funded by DARPA – which may some day soon be deployed as an adjunct and perhaps even one day as a replacement for human soldiers. Scary stuff.
The market demanded non-GMO cereal and General Mills delivered. My bet is many people will be buying Cheerios for the first time in a long time once the new formula hits the shelves.
Many companies hope to send an employee into a government agency to influence regulation. How much better if the employee can actually shape government regulation to promote and sell a specific product! Monsanto seems to have accomplished this — and much more.
If this happens I suggest those of us fortunate enough to have food on the table donate extra, perhaps a lot extra to food pantries this Thanksgiving.
The EBT system went down over the weekend for a brief time nationally and in order to accommodate shoppers 2 Louisiana Walmarts decided to accept food stamps cards without limits.
This was not smart. As word traveled, shoppers descended on the stores and picked it clean.
The market loves Chipotle. The chain has grown by leaps and bounds in the midst of the deepest recession in 70 years. Why? Because they make an awesome product.