Monthly Archives: November 2010

It’s Tuesday

Sorry I’m late.  My provider was down for awhile and alas, that also meant me.  But I’m baaack. While enjoying[i] my new series about mental illness reflected in the various political parties, I’ve decided to take a one day break … Continue reading

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The Passive-Aggressive

Note: Before we begin today’s topic a quick reminder that Congress might vote today on a modernization of the Food Safety Act.  I know all you wack-o’s out there think that a modernization of an agency that helps to save … Continue reading

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Never on Sundays

I’ve decided that I’ll take Sundays off so this message will be repeated every week for the next several weeks.  If a super nova type major event occurs and I feel an immediate response is required then I’m back on, working … Continue reading

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The Dysfunctional Party

I don’t really mean to rag on the Republicans yet somehow, it just comes naturally.  It’s true that the other political groups are nutty, too.  To be fair, unless there’s a huge news breaking story that just screams for immediate … Continue reading

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Delay the Delay or the Tale of the Broken Hammer

There once was a man named Tom who had it all or at least, he thought so.  Tom didn’t give it much thought about all that he had or how he got it.  Actually the key is that Tom didn’t … Continue reading

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Thanks

Of the various holidays that have significance for most Americans Thanksgiving remains my favorite.  There are no expectation of gifts and the consequences thereof – was the right thing purchased, was the thing wished for received?  Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, … Continue reading

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The Economist

A few days ago I said I would write about Joseph Stiglitz and this is the day.  This post will have more links than ever, and I hope the links will be of help.  Stiglitz is a Nobel Laureate and … Continue reading

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Elections and the Media

There are a couple of articles recently released about an issue that I have attempted to illustrate[i], and that is, a subtle bias by the media can have as much effect on the election process as an overt act.  The … Continue reading

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Continuing Education

Foreword: I mentioned in my recent Education post that I would write about Joseph Stiglitz and economics today.  But sometimes there are changes.  A zillion years ago when the Pulpster was in school a professor noted more than once (lots … Continue reading

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Never on Sundays

I’ve decided that I’ll take Sundays off so this message will be repeated every week for the next several weeks.  If a super nova type major event occurs and I feel an immediate response is required then I’m back on, working … Continue reading

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