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The price of gasoline, according to the Energy Information Administration, may fall in the near future, but will likely rise again and continue to stay high for a number of reasons.

The announcement that Time Warner may be selling most of its magazines to another publisher is more evidence of its continuing loss of credibility in a market increasingly receiving its news and commentary from more reliable and trustworthy sources.

 

 

The decision to stop printing Newsweek magazine after Monday, December 31, reflects a change not only in how its subscribers access the news but a change in what they wanted to read when they got it.

Get set for the Obama administration’s post-election tsunami of business-killing, job-killing, economy-killing federal regulations. It’s already begun. Take a look at www.regulations.gov, the administration’s regulatory website. The home page informs us that in the last 90 days, the administration has posted 5,934 new regulations.

The graveyard of American businesses is receiving another occupant. Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania-based apparel manufacturer FesslerUSA, over 100 years old, is closing its doors. The company, founded in 1900, began by producing cotton underwear, and most recently has marketed private-label fashion knitwear. Its all-American approach to business reflected the values and ingenuity that made American capitalism thrive.

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