Posts Tagged ‘oil’

If you can’t beat them…Beat them!

June 8, 2010

If the Gulf oil disaster has a funny side, this has to be it:

Read the why here and his twitter tweets here.

If there is any message in this it is that companies do not own their brand, we do. A brand is only as good as we, the consumer, perceive it to be. Oh, and we can spot PR BS a mile away!

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The true cost of that tank of gas…

June 7, 2010

The next time you fill up, consider the true cost of our way of life.

It’s easy to blame the big companies but really, we are all to blame. we want our cars and our conveniences, our modern way of life. Those companies only exist because of us. They might take short cuts to bolster their profits and stock price, but that’s only because we want to see a return from the various stock funds that we invest in (and that buy their stock) so once again, it is we that are to blame.

What sort of world are we going to leave for our children?