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October 19, 2018

Final Score: Laundry Detergent 211; Politics 2

Today’s episode examines two common themes in American life – laundry detergent and politics. (And just in case you’re wondering, yes, the point is to highlight something ridiculous about our…

October 15, 2018

Quick Thought: Still makes me chuckle

“Somebody’s gotta’ go back and get a shitload of dimes.” Taggert (Portrayed by Slim Pickens in Blazing Saddles) Something that made me laugh out loud 44 years ago, is still…

October 12, 2018

Friends Don’t Let Friends Miss The Boat

Before I get into the meat of today’s topic I need to acknowledge that there’s a self-serving aspect to what I’m going to discuss. Self-serving, yes, but frankly, it’s legitimately…

October 8, 2018

Quick Thought: An Intentionally Vicarious Hero

“I never met a man I didn’t like.” Will Rogers When I grow up, I want to be like Will Rogers. I remember as a little kid seeing clips of…

October 5, 2018

The Sound Bite – A Tool for Good Or Evil???

Sound bites. We’re inundated with them pretty much all day, every day, and we have been for a long time. Politicians are famous for them: “The only thing we have…

October 1, 2018

Quick Thought: Some brilliant advice

“Always carry a flagon of whiskey in case of snakebite and furthermore always carry a small snake.” W. C. Fields Sometimes, no further comment is necessary. But I can’t help…

September 28, 2018

The Zone

The Zone. We’re all familiar with the concept. We’ve all been in The Zone at one time or another, and there’s really nothing quite like it. Psychologists define being in…

September 24, 2018

Quick Thought: Getting things done…

“Gentle pressure, relentlessly applied.” Cornell Wright How to make something – anything – happen? See the above. There’s something magical about a very few words that carry a very powerful…

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September 21, 2018

The Distorted Congressional Mind-Set

The nature of our political system forces members of Congress to perform at a sub-optimal level. As much as I enjoy bashing members of Congress, their at times ludicrous &…