Category Archives: Marco Rubio

Not Even Debatable

Donald Trump’s hostile takeover of the Republican Party is pretty much complete – after Nevada it was all over – but there was one last debate before the multi-state-primary Super Tuesday extravaganza scheduled for the first day of March. Not … Continue reading

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Breaking the Spell

Repetition can be effective. The recent death of Glenn Fry – the founder and driving force behind the Eagles, the iconic rock band from the seventies, one more product of Laurel Canyon up the street here – had everyone playing … Continue reading

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Repackaging More of the Same

There used to be a neoconservative think tank in Washington, the Project for the New American Century – the guys who gave us the Iraq war. That was established as a non-profit educational organization in 1997 to teach America how … Continue reading

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Product Differentiation

Ah, to be a ten-year-old boy in the late fifties, when each September the folks in Detroit revealed, each on one special night on national television, the new models. Planned obsolescence was not only a brilliant business model – only … Continue reading

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Points for Trying

There was a time when you got points for trying. That would be back in the eighties when that self-esteem movement was all the rage, the general idea that low self-esteem was the real cause of all crime, and teenage … Continue reading

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About Nothing

As all siblings know, and most married couples know, and as those who have worked in academia know, the bitterest fights are almost always about nothing – or maybe about something else. This happens when both parties basically agree on … Continue reading

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Playing Marco Polo

Marco Polo is that children’s game that proves humans aren’t bats – it’s all about acoustical location. It’s a form of hide-and-seek where the person who’s “it” closes his or her eyes and shouts out “Marco” and everyone else is … Continue reading

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