Monthly Archives: September 2009

The Gambler Revisited

Here’s an idea. Perhaps writing off sunk costs and doing something else is not the same thing as giving up and accepting that you’ve failed, shamefully. Sometimes it’s real wisdom. Kenny Rogers sang about that. You know, about knowing when … Continue reading

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Deciding Who Should Be In Charge

In the 2008 primaries, when all was said and done, you could say the Republicans simply settled for John McCain as their candidate, by default. Giuliani was a bust – beyond his 9/11 shtick there was nothing there, and he … Continue reading

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