Monthly Archives: March 2012

Mom’s TV

It was a good thing I went to visit Mom today. She says it’s time to get a new TV, because this one isn’t working anymore. I said that’s great because it’s an old TV, one that I bought in … Continue reading

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Paul McCartney

The more I learn about Paul McCartney, the more I believe we have misunderstood our music. At least in the life of someone, such as myself, who grew up with the Beatles while they were still The Beatles. It relates … Continue reading

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Republican hyperbole

The latest Republican hyperbole making the rounds is that the US has the highest corporate tax rate. Now how likely is that? As we NYers like to say — give me a fucking break. Here’s how it works. Let’s pass … Continue reading

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Republican philosophy, day 2

Yesterday’s Republican Philosophy piece was a big hit. I have to admit it was something of a breakthrough for me. Though they’ve been upfront about both pillars of their platform. They are all about money. And they don’t like you. … Continue reading

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How long a story are you telling?

Is there a plot to your life? Did you have a theory about the future when you were in your twenties? How much of it came to be and how prepared were you for it? The people I admire most … Continue reading

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The Republican philosophy

I think I finally understand. And the understanding came from listening. Listening to Mitt Romney, who, whether they like it or not, is the leader of the Republican Party. And here’s what he said. I have a lot of money. … Continue reading

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Every news org should have a river

To me it’s self-evident that every news organization, like every blog, should define a community of bloggers. People who write with passion about their expertise. I’ve been writing about this, evangelically, since the mid-90s. Still there are very few rivers … Continue reading

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