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Expect Disastrous Results

That was a hell of a thing. The week opened with the Dow dropping 719 points and then recovering, closing down “only” 617 points, one of the worst days Wall Street has seen in quite a while. And things had … Continue reading

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Stopping the World

The Anthony Newley musical Stop the World – I Want to Get Off opened on Broadway in 1962 and was a smash hit. The 1966 film version wasn’t. Perhaps it was the whining. Each time something unsatisfactory happens to the … Continue reading

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This Infinitely Improbable Presidency

Douglas Adams knew human nature: In many of the more relaxed civilizations on the Outer Eastern Rim of the Galaxy, the Hitchhiker’s Guide has already supplanted the great Encyclopedia Galactica as the standard repository of all knowledge and wisdom, for … Continue reading

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The Cabinet of Curiosities

It was a different time, long ago – before everyone’s life was supposed to be laser-focused on this goal or that. It was September 1965 and it was off to college, with no particular major in mind, yet. The family … Continue reading

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Dazed and Confused

Sometimes life needs a soundtrack. Those who lived the sixties, first hand, know that. They remember the British rock group the Yardbirds that became Jimmy Page’s “New Yardbirds” that he renamed Led Zeppelin – and remember the title song of their debut album – … Continue reading

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Lacking Something

Disaster is relative. Those who voted for Donald Trump knew, or were told, that Hillary Clinton would be a disaster. There were those emails and that private email server, and the Clinton Foundation too. She couldn’t be trusted with classified … Continue reading

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The New Essence of Trump

This can’t go on. But it keeps going on. It was another bad day at the White House: Stormy Daniels, the porn star who says she was paid to keep quiet about her alleged affair with Donald Trump, sued the … Continue reading

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