Monthly Archives: July 2010

Welcome Words

Every so often, I come across an article that echoes things I have been writing about and does so with less angst and a nicer, more reasonable tone.  So I pass this one along, by Timothy Egan in The New York Times, in the hope that his kinder, gentler argument will add to mine. Building […]

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The Emperor Unclothed

We’ve called him a “maestro” and an “oracle” and a “guru”.  The media adored him, the U.S. Congress genuflected before him, and the world of finance — Wall Street, the investment and commercial bankers, the funders and advisors of mergers and acquisitions, the hedge fund managers, and the boardrooms of America  — revered him as […]

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A Terrible Waste

It is clear that a ridiculous number of Americans believe that President Obama is a Muslim, not a Christian.  But when you break down the numbers, an interesting pattern emerges. A survey by the Pew Research Center has just shown that in a variety of demographic, political and religious groups, only among Republicans do more […]

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