Tag Archives: Job Creation

Designating Heroes

Andy Warhol had it wrong when he idly lisped that, in the future, everyone will be famous for fifteen minutes – simply everyone will have his or her fifteen minutes of fame. Perhaps this was no more than a sardonic … Continue reading

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Green with Envy

“That fellow’s rich – worth a quarter billion dollars they say. And his father was a multimillionaire too – ran a major auto company. So he must know something. He must know lots of things. Let’s make him president.” Okay, … Continue reading

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Arguing Against the Idea of Doing Things

There is such a thing as medical humor. You feel awful and the doctor asks that question. Have you had this before? And you know the answer if you say yes. Well, you have it again. That might be followed … Continue reading

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The Substance of Things

Wednesday, February 17, in Hollywood, should have been a holiday. As for the rest of the country, well, you may have had snow and sleet, but it was sunny and eighty here, and it was Paris Hilton’s birthday. And she … Continue reading

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