Tag Archives: Kill Them All

Dead Cat Week

Wall Street guys – and they’re almost all guys of course – love their animal metaphors. When the markets jump up, day after day after day, that’s a Bull Market – you grab the rope and ride the raging bull … Continue reading

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Going to the Play-by-Play

Live-blogging is a form of political journalism that didn’t exist until a few years ago – if it is journalism at all. It’s just reporting on what is happening, as it happens, with brief comments on how odd, or expected, … Continue reading

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Spite and Intimidation as Strategic Thinking

It was an odd moment many years ago, probably in the first year of our second major Iraq War, not the first one managed by the first President Bush, but the second war, initiated by the second President Bush, to … Continue reading

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