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  • You make it sound like people are FORCED to go to McDonalds and as a result the 'market' is forcing people to line Ray Kroc's pockets.

    Teacher, teach thyself economics, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • You make it sound like people are FORCED to go to McDonalds and as a result the 'market' is forcing people to line Ray Kroc's pockets.. a. In the case of the typical reform being advocated, the people spending the money will not be the people whose money is being spent.

    Teacher, teach thyself economics, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • And every one of Kroc's first millions of dollars income and every job grew during the period when the top personal tax rate was around 90%!

    The clock anvil and the lie that business creates jobs

  • Kroc's success was "born" by experimentation while Alger's was steeped in observation.

    McDonald's Debut

  • Some have wondered if there were some conditions put on large bequests such as the billions from Joan Kroc's estate: be "fair and balanced" or it's aloha to the big bucks.

    August 2004

  • There was Ray Kroc's attempt to move the Padres in the mid-70s, which came so close that Padres baseball cards that year said "Washington, Nat'l League" on them.

    USATODAY.com - Washington is best place for Expos to land

  • Consider the difference between McDonald's continued success after Kroc's death in 1984, and the fortunes of rival fast-food chain Wendy's International Inc., which faded after the 2002 death of Dave Thomas, the charismatic founder who often appeared in the company's TV commercials.

    Boston.com Top Stories

  • We revel a bit in all the life-altering products that never came to be - the flying cars and 1,000-storey skyscrapers - and in the flops, including Ray Kroc's Hawaii-inspired Hula-Burger and Sony Corp.'s Bet Amax.

    Thestar.com - Home Page

  • Granted, his grandiose rhetoric celebrating his "transformative" self is entertaining: Recently he compared his revival of his campaign to Sam Walton's and Ray Kroc's creations of Wal-Mart and McDonald's, two of America's largest private-sector employers.

    Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis

  • Carville's aphorism is a variant on Ray Kroc's, "If any of my competitors were drowning, I'd stick a hose in their mouth"

    The Economist: Daily news and views

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