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Cleanup Time

In the sadness and disappointment I felt after the recent US election, I was reminded of similar feelings I’d had many years before, in January 1998. That earlier loss hadn’t involved politics or friends or family. It had been related … Continue reading

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Failing Institutions

The Pew Research Center recently issued a report saying trust in government is very low, with 22% saying they can trust the government in Washington almost always or most of the time, and 19% saying they are “basically content” with … Continue reading

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E pluribus pluribus

E Pluribus Unum (Out of Many, One) – Seal of the United States A big topic in today’s news was a rant by Rick Santelli, a hyper correspondent for CNBC who appears to believe yelling can compensate for a lack … Continue reading

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Slay Riding to Oblivion

Slate has an article – The Digital Slay-Ride – that discusses the ways modern technology is revolutionizing our lives. As Jack Shafer notes: Folks giggled at Wired founder Louis Rossetto’s bombastic formulation in 1993 that the “digital revolution is whipping … Continue reading

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What’s Going On?

It’s hard to look at what’s happening in the world today without wondering what the heck is going on. To take just the latest example…America’s financial system appears to be spinning out of control, and nobody can agree on what … Continue reading

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