Category Archives: Republican Delusions

Those Who Have Been There

“An expert is a man who has made all the mistakes which can be made in a very narrow field.” ~ Niels Bohr Niels Bohr wasn’t being witty – guys who win the Nobel Prize in Physics for their discoveries … Continue reading

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In Praise of Giving Up

Optimism and hope are what keep us all going, but there is much to be said for depression and despair. Hoping for the best is often a sucker’s game – more often than not things are just as bad as … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Abandoning Hope

There’s always hope. That’s what everyone wants to hear when everything has gone wrong and it all seems utterly hopeless. Teenagers are told that all the time, even if they seldom believe it – awkward young girls seldom turn into … Continue reading

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They Say Acceptance Comes Last

It bears repeating – one must not confuse Hollywood with the rest of Southern California. Hollywood is the place with all the wild-eyed liberals – actors with causes and all the rest.   But much of Southern California is quite … Continue reading

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Regarding Free-Market Capitalism

Is it game over? If communism came to an end twenty years ago with the collapse of the Soviet Union, is capitalism coming to an end with the current worldwide economic collapse, with giant banks around the world effectively insolvent … Continue reading

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Piling on the Scorn

As Thursday, February 12, came to a close – Abe Lincoln and Charles Darwin would have been two-hundred years old, had they been able to hang around – it seemed the first step in saving the nation, and perhaps the … Continue reading

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Resource Allocation Reconsidered

Spend enough time – the bulk of your career – in the most common form of relative success that most American men ever really achieve, middle management, and you know it always comes down to resource allocation. The industry doesn’t … Continue reading

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