Category Archives: 2012 Election

Entropic Decline

Entropy is something physicists talk about, and it’s kind of a matching concept to what Newton was saying regarding thermodynamics and how a body in motion tends to remain in motion and a body at rest tends to remain at … Continue reading

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The Audacity of Despair

We were warned by the Rolling Stones back in the summer of 1966, in that sunny summer after freshman year at whatever college. On the radio that song did open with the classic line – “What a drag it is … Continue reading

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When It’s Over

Southern California is where you go when it’s over – the place is full of those midlife crises guys, who after the divorce and all the rationalizations about what went wrong – finally deciding it really couldn’t have been anything … Continue reading

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Pretending It Never Ends

No one stays in the stands after the big game is over, or keeps staring at the television screen, telling themselves the game can’t be over. Your team won or it didn’t. The score is right up there in big … Continue reading

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Turn Out the Lights

Long ago, in a world few remember, there was this fellow, Don Meredith – the former quarterback who was the loose and happy guy to Howard Cosell’s acerbic critic of everything on Monday Night Football. There’s no need to recall how very strange … Continue reading

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Forward or Perhaps Not

Forward. That was Obama’s one word campaign slogan this time, replacing Hope – not that anyone noticed. This was the Statisticians Election. There was endless daily polling at all levels and places you could go to see the averages of … Continue reading

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Relegated to the Minors

Someone should have reminded the Republicans that the day after the big 2012 election, where their guy lost so thoroughly to Obama, where they actual lost ground in the Senate when they had been so sure they’d take it over, … Continue reading

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