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Regarding Effective Management

Effective management is a skill set that can be learned. Or it’s a gift that some people have and others will never have. Or it’s a personality disorder – a kind of curse, a compulsion to organize that can’t be … Continue reading

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That Fog of Doubt

Step aside for two days. Step back. Gain a bit of perspective. Pause. Things will make more sense. Nope, that doesn’t work. Things now make even less sense: When President Trump displayed a large map of Hurricane Dorian’s path in … Continue reading

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What He Thinks of Himself

It was a day for theology. So, what will liberals do when it turns out that Donald Trump is the King of Israel and the Chosen One and the Son of God returned to Earth – Jesus returned? He says … Continue reading

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No Longer Funny

Petulance is not pretty. Pettiness is not pretty. But they’re too often confused with pride and dignity, with refusing to deal with fools. But who’s the fool? That’s what the Washington Post reports: President Trump on Tuesday abruptly called off … Continue reading

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Ebenezer Trump

Not much has changed since 1843, when Charles Dickens gave the world that tale of a miserable miserly vindictive but rich old man alone in the night just before Christmas – who only changes his ways after the ghost of … Continue reading

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Moving Beyond Irony

Irony can disappear. It disappeared after twenty-five years of living in the middle of Hollywood. It was easy enough to smile, knowingly, at a place built on every possible cliché about good and evil, where ambitious men with no other … Continue reading

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The Purest Madness

Things may have gotten out of hand. Thomas Nichols argues that in The Death of Expertise: The Campaign Against Established Knowledge and Why it Matters: People are now exposed to more information than ever before, provided both by technology and by … Continue reading

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