Trump just got into China’s head

By John Ruberry Building upon Peter Ingemi's RH's spectacular Trump's China Call is a Deliberate Overreach from yesterday, it's my turn to add my two yuan into the discusssion. The media loves to dismiss Donald Trump as a showman--as if there was no showmanship with Barack Obama--but those under 45 first encountered our next president as … Continue reading Trump just got into China’s head

Anarchy in the USA: Trump, America’s first punk rock president

By John Ruberry 1977 was the year that music came out of the concert halls and into the streets; when independent labels sprang out of the woodwork to feed new tastes; when rock music once again became about energy and fun; when the majors' boardrooms lost control. Suddenly we could do anything. —Liner notes to … Continue reading Anarchy in the USA: Trump, America’s first punk rock president

Sears: The end is coming soon

By John Ruberry "'Vanity of vanities," saith the Preacher, "vanity of vanities; all is vanity.'" Ecclesiastes 1-2. There are many great American business success stories--and the rise of Sears, Roebuck and Company is one of the more compelling tales. The last few pages of the book on Sears are blank--and the ending is not going … Continue reading Sears: The end is coming soon