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  • Almost anyone who is familiar with the inner workings of McDonald’s has heard the phrase Kroc cited above.


  • Over at McBlogger, Captain Kroc has a real problem with some of the concessions the City made to a certain developer looking to build condos on Lake Lady Bird.

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  • Captain Kroc declares that McBlogger now has a patron saint.

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  • Captain Kroc at McBlogger suggests the incumbent in the Travis County Tax Assessor-Collector race is using a page or two from Turd Blossom's playbook.

    Easter Lemming Liberal News

  • That's "Kroc" as in Joan Kroc, heiress to the McDonald's fortune.


  • In short, Kroc realized that for McDonald’s to capitalize on the market opportunity it now had, his company had to rely on the creativity of its partners—its franchisees and suppliers.33


  • Kroc Camen: Why do people from the US equate religious (preferably christian) people as being good and honest?

    EXTRALIFE – By Scott Johnson - Well that’s one way to freak your people out…

  • The pacemaker was invented by an electronics technician who happened to have lunch with two heart surgeons; McDonald's became a national chain after Ray Kroc stopped by the original hamburger shack to sell milkshake machines and realized that he had stumbled onto a good thing.

    Serendipitous Connections

  • Professor George Lopez of the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame, said the EU had been "very astute" in ratcheting up pressure on the Assad regime in recent months.

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  • But in 1950, five years before Ray Kroc opened the first franchised McDonald's restaurant, Americans only spent $8.4 billion ($70 billion in today's dollars).

    John Robbins: How Bad Is McDonald's Food?


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