Tag Archives: Romney’s Tax Returns

The Best They Had Not Good Enough

In the news business they’re known as the Friday Night Follies. Say you’re a politician who has something that needs to be made public but will cause no end of trouble – you announce it late in the afternoon, Eastern … Continue reading

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Trust Me

It’s the silly season. NBC and its various dedicated cable networks are showing almost every Olympic event from London – from sports you know well, like basketball and soccer and tennis, and all the track and field stuff and gymnastics … Continue reading

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That Expectation of Privacy

We’re Americans and we have that expectation of privacy – no one can read your mail, or email, or tap your phone or obtain a list of your incoming and outgoing calls, or compile a list of what books you … Continue reading

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Hazy-Crazy Days

Back in 1963, when some of us were still in high school, Nat King Cole had a big hit with Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer – the title song from the album, an album which also included On a Bicycle … Continue reading

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Casino Politics

No, you don’t matter. That’s why so many people don’t vote – unlike Australia, where it’s required by law, here voting is voluntary. There’s no fine if you stay home and watch American Idol and text in your vote for … Continue reading

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Everyone, Calm Down

You’ve seen it in a hundred Hollywood movies – the standard panic scene. You know, a giant rogue wave has barreled in out of nowhere and capsized the big fancy cruise ship, turning it upside down so that the floors … Continue reading

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Playing Defense

The key to winning is devastating defense. In baseball, if you have a pitching staff that can throw back-to-back-to-back shutouts, with a bunch of nasty relief pitchers that can slam the door shut on any late rally, you’ll win most … Continue reading

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