I’m not a big fan of consolidation because it doesn’t go anywhere. Without it, you more competition which leads to better products, and cheaper prices. Never the less, even though consolidation appears to be bad for the consumer, the government seems to be ok with it, except of course when it comes to them.
Hell, in law enforcement alone, we’ve got, The CIA, The FBI, The DEA, Homeland Security, The Secret Service, The Marshall Service, The Bureau Of Alcohol, Tobacco, And Fire Arms, Customs and Border Protection, Office Of Special Investigations, The IRS Criminal Investigators, Immigration and Customs, and the Capitol Police.
Locally, we have the City Police, The Sheriffs Office, State Troopers, The DA’s Office of Investigators, The Airport Police, The Harbor Police, The University Police, and The Hospital Police.
Don’t you think a few of the above could be combined, not only to save a bundle of money but I think things would run a whole lot smoother as well? There are so many law enforcement people right now that I can’t believe that they’re not bumping into each other. They, of course, claim that they’re all understaffed.
Don’t even get me started about all of the other federal bureaus and the armed forces. Hell, even the auto industry wised up and started consolidating instead of continuing to compete with themselves. I don’t get it, the whole world has changed, but our government other than growing larger has changed nothing. They still think that finding more oil is our priority which is embarrassingly so old school.
We all miss where we came from until we have to go back.
Randy Bachman told me that the Guess Who were at their best when Chad Allen and Burton Cummings were both in the band. Randy claimed that there wasn’t a song on the charts they couldn’t do.
Women only understand men who desire them. The rest are a mystery.
With one million, five hundred thousand charities registered in America, how the f^^k can there be any poor people, let alone homeless?
So tell me this Grasshopper, why does the CIA, FBI, the Secret Service, Homeland Security, and lord knows who else, get to kill bad guys without putting them on trial but we don’t? I know lots of bad guys and even more bad women.
Just because women don’t brag about their love affairs doesn’t mean they’re not having a bunch of them.
Jimmy Carter is a great human being but was a terrible president whereas Trump is a terrible human being but may be a great president.
Most of us prefer living in a world where our parents nor our children have sex.
Why does Hollywood think that America wants to watch gay men making love? Do the math.
When you hang out with your grandparents is when you get a glimpse of where it’s all going.
Sometimes as Huey Lewis sang, “It’s Hip To Be Square.”
Seeing as the Irish were America’s first slaves, shouldn’t they be the first ones in line at the reparations trough?
Almost half of America is now over forty.
Bruce Walker: I’m not sure what this climate change thing is all about. There must be a pile of gold in it somewhere. One burp from a volcano can put out enough noxious gasses to surpass all the ones that mankind has ever produced since we got on this earth. (Bringing In The Sheaves)
Em. (Sometimes My Daughters Make Me Cry)
Ken LeMann: As good as it feels to heap importance upon ourselves, let’s be honest, radio as you say, may be part of show business but it’s somewhere on the very outskirts – maybe just beyond community theater! Seems like a lot of it is getting farther away every year. (Yeh But!)
Brent Farris: At my one and only meeting with Dr. Don Rose he told me, “Don’t be ME, there’s already one of those, be YOU.” And that’s where most people would have stopped the story, but the rest of it which stuck with me was, “This is the tough part,” he said, “They may not like you, but if they do, you have a career.” And then he walked away. (More Comments)
Tim Moore: Those from Michigan, OF Michigan, (unless they are Spartan Blind) know MSU owns a history of to be polite, “shortcuts.” Read “Behind The Green Curtain” written by two former MSU athletes (and no, I’m not a UM grad). Nasser’s madness is beyond comprehension, not unlike a serial murder with lesser consequences. (Never Ever Interrupt Laughter)
Look up, look ahead, don’t look down, don’t look back.
Do what your heart tells you.
Returning to Seattle where I was the GM of KJR and KISW FM, I had my Assistant call WKY under the guise she wanted to hire the guy for a school record hop. Now with his phone number, I called him and after a short visit, asked him if he would come up to Seattle and get acquainted. He said he had a problem, he was still in High School but could maybe come during Easter break.
After he graduated, I hired him to do 6 to 9 PM as Kevin O’Brien (His choice) and he became a huge Seattle star. Years later, when he became a PD, he went back to being Kevin Metheney and was a great PD, but he should never have left the air, he was spectacular with a voice that stunned with its love and charm. Loved ya Kevin, we miss you so!!!
Pat O’Day. (FOMO)