attempts

Swift’s attempts to sell this design to the major railroads were unanimously rebuffed as the companies feared that they would jeopardize their considerable investments in stock cars and animal pens if refrigerated meat transport gained wide acceptance. In response, Swift financed the initial production run on his own, then when the American roads refused his business he contracted with the … Continue reading

While America

While America has been involved in many dubious conflicts over its history, Vietnam is widely considered the nation’s greatest military blunder. In 1965, prime minister Lester B. Pearson even called for a cessation of bombing in North Vietnam, a move which is said to have angered president Lyndon B. Some airlines such as Ryanair and Flybe, and credit card companies … Continue reading