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Best of Times, Worst of Times

A couple of weeks ago, my day-job required me to fly to Chicago for a day to attend a meeting.  I’d been to Chicago on business a couple of times before, but on those trips I was visiting companies that … Continue reading

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Racing to the Bottom

Christmas Day, 1965. The night before, when my family opened our presents, I had been given by Santa Claus, a small drum set, a GI Joe, and a little plastic guitar with the faces of John, Paul, George, and Ringo … Continue reading

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Top Ten Worst Things about the Bush Decade

From Juan Cole’s Top Ten Worst Things about the Bush Decade; Or, the Rise of the New Oligarchs : The new lords and ladies are the Dick and Liz Cheneys and the people for whom they shill. They are the … Continue reading

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