Archive for November 23rd, 2008

Hecker went first. At six Twin Cities Denny Hecker dealerships where banners and balloons typically beckon would-be car buyers, all was quiet Saturday. Others will follow. Vehicles at the Denny Hecker Hyundai lot in Roseville had been put to a new use — blocking off the entrances. The showroom doors were locked. At the used-car […]


Deeper

23Nov08

I’m wondering if anyone has taken over the presidency at a worse time than is Barack. Ok – Lincoln. FDR perhaps? President-elect Barack Obama has signaled that he will pursue a far more ambitious plan of spending and tax cuts than anything he outlined on the campaign trail — a plan “big enough to deal […]


Coffee Gap

23Nov08

One sign of a generation gap is how people of different age groups react the idea of premium coffee. Lately, my father has taken to giving me reports on what he perceives to be deep financial trouble at Starbucks. My read of the news indicates a company that needs adjustments, and is making them, but […]