Monthly Archives: October 2009

Sting: The Lost Interview

How the Sting interview might have gone if the interviewer took him seriously: Ms Moody: What did you think of Obama when you met him?Sting: I found him to be very genuine, very present, clearly super-smart, and exactly what we … Continue reading

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A Few Observations #1

From Bernard Golberg’s blog: Did you hear the one about how President Obama, upon taking office, learned that the economy was in even worse shape than he thought – so in order to save money, he had to fire 17 … Continue reading

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Government Promise [Un]Keepers

Below is a post practically unchanged from Greg Mankiw’s blog. The shock about what the government has done with GM is not that it failed to do what it promised. It’s that they failed — in staying out of business … Continue reading

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Bob Griese: Worthy Role Model

It is unfortunate to watch someone who has had such a distinguished career — as an athlete, broadcaster and leader in his community — be subjected to the type of hypocritical — in that no one really believes he is … Continue reading

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Pirate Finances – Gladwell’s Law

Malcolm Gladwell’s Law – Journalists need to have a better grasp of financial figures in order to truly understand some of their subjects. A good place to analyze how a better understanding of finances could impact a journalist’s work is … Continue reading

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Introduction To Malcolm Gladwell’s Law

Malcolm Gladwell’s Law – Journalists need to have a better grasp of financial figures in order to truly understand some of their subjects. In an obvious desperate attempt to push my Google Analytics Direct Traffic into the triple digit stratosphere … Continue reading

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Yankee Pride?

When I hear ‘Yankee Pride,’ I know that I’m dealing with people having a automatic stimulus–response. A nice and round happy memory from their childhood being revived, which they now attempt to fit into the square peg which is the … Continue reading

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Poem From An Alzheimers Patient

I was moved by the poem copied below, from a local paper in North Carlina, on Kathy Hatfield’s blog. Ms Hatfield offers all sorts of information for caregivers dealing with patient’s with dementia. The poem: DO NOT ASK ME TO … Continue reading

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Goodwill To Die For

Former US attorney general, Michael Mukasey, makes an argument in the WSJ of why civilian courts are not the place to try terrorists: It was anticipated that if those detainees were to be tried at all, it would be before … Continue reading

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Who Was Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander Freiherr von Humboldt?

David McCullough’s inspiring book — Brave Companions – Portraits in History– shines a light on an amazing scientist and explorer, Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander Freiherr von Humboldt [Baron von Humboldt to his friends]. When McCullough writes, ” … like Halley’s … Continue reading

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