Tag Archives: Obama’s Long Game

Speech Impediments

Screenplays are wonderful. It’s halftime in the Notre Dame locker room at the 1928 Army game, and Notre Dame is losing badly. They’ve been losing badly all season, and Knute Rockne is trying to salvage something from his worst season … Continue reading

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Navigating the New Normal

Teenage boys and eccentric old men like science fiction. The rest of us have enough to deal with in the real world – we don’t have time for fanciful alternatives. What Gene Roddenberry dreamed up in his Star Trek franchise … Continue reading

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