Tag Archives: Triumph of the Tea Party

The Core of What Went Wrong

The last Thursday evening of a strange year and the news is dismal, without even a good disaster to liven things up – and Hollywood is quiet too. All the celebrities are in Paris or the Caribbean, so no sweet … Continue reading

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The Fine Art of Managing Disaster

How do you deal with disasters? In the National Football League you have that Monday morning review of the game tapes – everyone sits around and watches, over and over, in slow-motion, who blew the blocking assignment and which receiver … Continue reading

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High Tea in America

There is the news, and there are the implications of the news – two different things entirely. Things happen. They always do. But then other things happen, and what seemed like a sign of something or other turns out to … Continue reading

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