Tag Archives: Obama Not Serious

The Keeper of the Pleasant Normal in America

There’s terror in the air and the local traffic is a mess too. The two are related. At 3:30 this afternoon, Air Force One touched down at LAX – President Obama was here to appear on Jay Leno’s show, which … Continue reading

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Seriousness Examined

No, you’re not alone. When someone tells you it’s time to get serious it’s quite natural to giggle – people can get serious about the oddest things. This happens a lot in high school sports – in the huddle the … Continue reading

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Spinning What Didn’t Actually Happen

For Sherlock Holmes it was the dog that didn’t bark in the night: Gregory: “Is there any other point to which you would wish to draw my attention?” Holmes: “To the curious incident of the dog in the night-time.” Gregory: … Continue reading

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The Irresistible Urge to Overreact to Prove Your Seriousness

Okay, it was Paris, at Charles De Gaulle International Airport (CDG – or Charlie to some, or Chuck). It was the morning of December 23, 2001 – standing in line to check the bags full of Christmas presents for the … Continue reading

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