Tag Archives: Governing by Crisis

Navigating the New Normal

Teenage boys and eccentric old men like science fiction. The rest of us have enough to deal with in the real world – we don’t have time for fanciful alternatives. What Gene Roddenberry dreamed up in his Star Trek franchise … Continue reading

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Our Homemade Horror Show

Everyone likes a good scare – it keeps Hollywood in business – but no one likes the real thing. Any Texas Chainsaw Massacre – they must be on the sixth or seventh movie in that franchise now – turns a … Continue reading

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