Category Archives: Obama Budget Plan

Navigating the New Normal

Teenage boys and eccentric old men like science fiction. The rest of us have enough to deal with in the real world – we don’t have time for fanciful alternatives. What Gene Roddenberry dreamed up in his Star Trek franchise … Continue reading

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The Master Politicians at Work

You may agree with Chris Christie, the rotund (or substantial, if you wish) governor of New Jersey, that teachers are the new Welfare Queens, living high off their fat salaries, with their big pensions, for what is not real work, … Continue reading

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Guesses at What Might Be the Appropriate Symbolism

Most men dread Valentine’s Day – there’s no winning. Buy something extravagant for her and you risk being told you don’t care – you’re just spending a lot of money to cover up that you’re lousy at the personal and … Continue reading

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