Tag Archives: Trump and Russia

Now Things Only Get Worse

There are those who love Friday – the workweek is over and it’s time for some fun – but there are Fridays that seem like the end of the world. This was one of those: Three-quarters of Americans say the … Continue reading

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When Things Actually Fall Apart

When things fall apart they look like these two nuggets from a survey at the end of the recent Yale CEO Summit in Manhattan: President Trump: Three in four CEOs said they often apologized to their international business partners about … Continue reading

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Then All At Once

Change happens slowly, then all at once. Hemingway has one of his characters say that’s how one goes bankrupt – slowly, then suddenly. That’s how market crashes happen too. Baby boomers know that getting old happens slowly, then suddenly, all … Continue reading

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Not Much but Everything

It wasn’t much. The date was Sunday, June 18, 1972, the byline was Alfred E. Lewis, Washington Post Staff Writer, and the story was this: Five men, one of whom said he is a former employee of the Central Intelligence … Continue reading

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Evermore Powerful Bombs

There’s no clever opening here. Somehow, somewhere along the way, America became absurd – not mistaken – not momentarily gripped by some irrational fear or some irrational enthusiasm – just absurd. That may be Donald Trump’s doing. Philip Rucker, the … Continue reading

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Follow the Money

The world keeps changing. General Motors once defined America. What was good for General Motors was good for America – but General Motors just gets by now. Amazon just became the second company to reach one trillion dollars in market … Continue reading

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Political Counterprogramming

Not everyone watches the Super Bowl. The other networks provide an alternative – “chick flicks” on Hallmark and Lifetime – a first run movie somewhere else – or something ironic like the Puppy Bowl and the Kitten Bowl. This is … Continue reading

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