Tag Archives: American Tribalism

The Poisoned Chalice

Context is important. It could be that the events of October 1973 changed everything in America forever – because that Oil Embargo ruined our automobile industry, which in turn ruined things for all labor unions, which in turn ruined things … Continue reading

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The Opposite of Perspective

Sports fans know all about it – loyalty has nothing to with anything even vaguely related to rational thought and carefully considered perspective. It’s somewhat the opposite of perspective. Chicago Cubs fans always say wait until next year, every year, … Continue reading

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