Tag Archives: Libertarianism

Before He Disappears

There’s that 1946 sad bar song Angel Eyes – perfect for Frank Sinatra in his rather fine later seen-it-all burnt out years, and a jazz standard because it has great changes – but it’s the narrative that makes the song. … Continue reading

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Another Political Curiosity

It’s odd to have been born in Pittsburgh and to have done graduate work at Duke University and to end up elsewhere, but life here in Hollywood, just off the Sunset Strip, is pleasant enough. And really, lots of people … Continue reading

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Choosing the Proper Villain

Geography is everything. Where one lives determines how one thinks. Those who live in the Deep South can never forget the War of Northern Aggression that ruined their way of life, or they wonder about everyone around them who will … Continue reading

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Not Quite Outside the Box

It’s good to be retired, and it’s particularly good to be retired from the corporate world. Now no one talks about thinking outside the box and paradigm shifts – the staple of every strategic planning offsite ever held. Oh well … Continue reading

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Secondary Effects

The problem with college is that you’ll try anything – or maybe that’s the best thing about college – but that Behavioral Sciences major was damned cute, and she needed subjects for her experiment. Sure, sign up to be part … Continue reading

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Selling Used Cars

Would you buy a used car from this man? Yeah, you can buy a framed print of that famous 1960 anti-Nixon poster if you’d like, but it’s as lame now as it was then. No one trusts politicians and they … Continue reading

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The Geography of Freedom

March Madness was supposed to be confined to college basketball – who would make it to the Sweet Sixteen, and then the Elite Eight, and then the Final Four, and who would come out on top – but this year … Continue reading

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