I’m coming to believe that the American consumer is at the bottom of the food chain. No more are we respected as the driving force to prosperity, but we are viewed by corporate America as suckers to take advantage of.
Like many others, when I run out of a few essentials between supermarket stock-up buying, the neighborhood convenience store has been the go-to alternative to walking, parking and waiting in lines associated with supermarkets. Out of cat food, toilet tissue or cough drops and I can quickly run in and out of the 7-Eleven or other convenience store.
But if …