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Precision German Engineering

Heaven is where the cooks are French, the police are British, the mechanics are German, the lovers are Italian and everything is organized by the Swiss. Hell is where the cooks are British, the police are German, the mechanics are … Continue reading

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Not Without Precedent

Extroverts don’t understand introverts. That’s what that 1964 movie Zorba the Greek was about – the earthy and impulsive and direct Zorba, played by Anthony Quinn, a Mexican by the way, finally gets the uptight prissy Brit, played by Alan … Continue reading

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Greece Hits the Wall

Let’s talk about debt. We’re all awash in it – credit cards, student loans, the mortgage and all the rest – and we can’t print our own money. We’re stuck with it. We’ll never pay it off. We live lives … Continue reading

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In Love with the Counterintuitive

There are a lot of absurdly rich people out here in Hollywood – there are far too many rare brand-new Ferraris and big-as-house Bentleys in the streets, and in Beverly Hills there are a lot of sixty-million-dollar homes lined up … Continue reading

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Things to Worry About

No one names their kid Cassandra. Sure it’s a nice sounding name for a pretty little girl, but Cassandra was the daughter of King Priam and Queen Hecuba, and her stunning beauty caused Apollo to grant her the gift of … Continue reading

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