Category Archives: Pragmatism versus Passion

Notes on the American Character

As President Obama neared his first one hundred days in office it was becoming clear that, as promised, things had changed. Just what had changed was a bit surprising, as most of what had been done in those first one … Continue reading

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Not Socialism, Just a Jump Start

Maybe it’s a matter of being overly sensitive, but sometimes you do get tired of being called a socialist. President Obama seems to react with bemused calmness – he knows what he is attempting and doesn’t think it’s socialism at … Continue reading

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