Category Archives: Obama in London

Self-Delusional Ambition, Hope and Daydreams

Mick Jagger and Keith Richards tried to explain it to a whole generation – “You can’t always get what you want, but if you try sometime, yeah, you just might find you get what you need.” No one paid attention … Continue reading

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Keeping Up Appearances or Changing the Substance of Things

Thursday, April 2, was one of those curious days when things changed – pivoting not on events or any big news, but on changes in how we decide to assess what we have decided is reality. Sometimes everyone decides the … Continue reading

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