You can handle the truth, and Mike Moran proved it

If there’s one constant in business, it’s that it’s always changing. Nothing could be more true for small businesses, especially in this economy. And as we head into September, changes are indeed coming to the Business Times. The paper has actually grown while weathering the economic storm pretty well. We’ve grown in producing 36- to […]

Get in touch with God, turn the government off

There are times when I come to the office on deadline Tuesdays and think to myself, “I honestly have nothing I care to write about because, quite frankly, this is getting to all be a bit much.” Some of my friends tell me this is because I pay too much attention to what’s going on […]

I’m not sure I like what’s cooking at the Pinon Grill

Every year, my editor rewrites his once-a-year rant about “how to tell your story to the news media.” It’s a comprehensive missive about how to properly write a news release and the consistent mistakes almost every business makes in writing (or not writing) them. As the first paragraph from Phil relates: “As editor of a […]

It’s time for government to perish from the earth

To paraphrase my favorite president, it is time that we here highly resolve that these walking, living, breathing brain-dead shall die in vain — so that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom — and that government of the few, by the few, for the few, shall perish from the earth. […]

It’d be just a game if it wasn’t so serious

“Get in the game” was the message to corporate CEOs and other members of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in a recent speech by President Barack Obama. After a series of platitudes and remarks intended to mend relations and make the president sound more business-friendly, Obama’s leftist tendencies sadly came through. Needless to say, I’m […]