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The Old College Try

College was the last four years of the sixties. The times they were a-changing. Jack and Martin and Bobby had been assassinated, and the war in Vietnam got worse and more stupid by the day, and that, and the music … Continue reading

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The Man Who Broke the World

The news is what no one expected – otherwise it wouldn’t be news – or it can be what everyone kind of expected but hoped and prayed would never really happen, and then did happen – like a war or … Continue reading

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Imagining the Worst

“Can you imagine anybody other than Trump?” Donald Trump likes to say that. That may be why, in a fit of anger, or defiance, as he left for his long Thanksgiving weekend at his exclusive resort in Florida, he issued … Continue reading

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Acknowledged Reality

The guy might not be dead. He might be running a bicycle repair shop in Oslo or something, with Elvis. Who knows? No one knows. Don’t jump to conclusions. But don’t be stupid. President Trump had to give up and … Continue reading

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The Bluff

Everyone remembers the 1923 Conference of Lausanne, the international conference called to update European defense treaties to account for the rise of the new post-Ottoman Turkey. No? That’s okay. Everyone remembers Ernest Hemingway’s dispatch from Lausanne from January 27, 1923, … Continue reading

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Things Do Happen

Al Gore was a prissy scold. George W. Bush was a good ol’ boy – and Bill Clinton was one lucky guy. There was no catastrophic crisis during Clinton’s eight years in office and the economy was booming the whole … Continue reading

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The Real Estate

Donald Trump will always be that insecure wannabe loutish guy from Queens who could never impress the old money in Manhattan, no matter how many gold-plated toilets he had installed in his gold-plated penthouse high over Fifth Avenue. He was … Continue reading

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