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Think!
January 14, 2019

Quick Thought 18: You Can’t…

No matter how hard you try… “You can’t fix stupid.” Ron White Realizing that stupidity has no cure is really, really good for you mental health. The barista at the…

CongressIneptitude
January 11, 2019

The Greatest Clown Show On Earth!

I’m feeling the need to rant today… Now, normally, I keep my rants focused on a single issue, but this time I’ve gotta’ go with two. Any logical, sane person…

Healthcare
January 7, 2019

Quick Thought: 90% of Medical Care Did Not Exist 75 years ago

“More than 90 percent of the medicine being practiced today did not exist in 1950.” John Steele Gordon in A Short History of American Medical Insurance I don’t know about…

Communication
January 4, 2019

Upgrading Your BS Detector

I’ve talked a lot about how both politicians and media have gotten really, really good at manipulating – ummmm…. I meant communicating to us. There’s a huge amount of money…

Politics
December 17, 2018

Quick Thought: The Sausage Factory

“Congress is a sausage factory that has forgotten how to make sausage.” Ed Luce   Comparing sausage-making with the process of negotiating legislation in Congress has been around for long…

CommunicationPolitics
December 14, 2018

Our Toxic Political Environment

Seldom is there near-unanimous agreement on anything. One of those rare examples is that American political discourse is toxic. I think we call all agree on this one. On any…

Communication
December 10, 2018

Quick Thought: The Better Angels Of Our Nature

“We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory, stretching…

Communication
December 3, 2018

Quick Thought: The Role of the Preposition

“Not ending a sentence with a preposition is a bit of arrant pedantry up with which I will not put.” Winston Churchill I love that one… I guess it floated…

Economics
November 30, 2018

Your Economic Ignorance Screws Up All Of Us

Seems like pretty much everybody holds a low opinion of economics. It’s boring. Economists are boring. Their predictions are almost always wrong, and they’re constantly trying to force us to…