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Nov 06, 2008

Detroit on bended knee

In a completely rational society, the best of us would be teachers and the rest of us would have to settle for something else. --Lee Iacocca, It....More
Nov 05, 2008

E pluribus unum

There are those who look at things the way they are, and ask why. I dream of things that never were, and ask why not? --Robert F. Kennedy (1925-1968....More
Nov 03, 2008

You're the decider!

"The ballot is stronger than the bullet." --Abraham Lincoln Number 43-- George Walker Bush, that is-- was right about at least one thing during his....More
Oct 31, 2008

Sign of the times

"Recession is when a neighbor loses his job. Depression is when you lose yours. " --Ronald Reagan Decided after many weeks of brown-bagging to pay a....More
Oct 30, 2008

Guessing game

"So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past." --F. Scott Fitzgerald Even if my life depended on it, I couldn't....More
Oct 20, 2008

Ben's fastball

“The Great Depression, like most other periods of severe unemployment, was produced by government mismanagement rather than by any inherent....More
Oct 10, 2008

The General speaks

"Forget past mistakes. Forget failures. Forget everything except what you're going to do now and do it." --William Crapo "Billy" Durant (1861-1947),....More
Oct 06, 2008

Name game

The House collectively held its nose on Friday and passed into law--- and the history books-- the beyond gigantic "bailout" or "rescue" bill that is....More
Sep 25, 2008

Fix it. Fast.

Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall; Humpty Dumpty had a great fall. All the King's horses And all the King's men Couldn't put Humpty together again! --Oddly....More
Sep 12, 2008

No like for this Ike

The dire warnings are up that Ike, which is nothing less than a Texas-size hurricane, is now bearing down on Galveston. We hope it wil not be a....More
Sep 11, 2008

Seven years

"Ours is the only country deliberately founded on a good idea."--John Gunther, journalist (1901-70) Though my family and I were not directly affected....More
Sep 10, 2008

Milk runs

In World War II slang (which for my money is among the most colorful to have had a lasting impact on the good old flexible English language), a "milk....More
Aug 06, 2008

More tea leaves...

A caption in my last post pointed out that John F. Kennedy viewed reading The New York Times as perhaps more enlightening than poring over government....More
Jul 30, 2008

Read the tea leaves

While business leaders and investors may count on an army of economists or other financial tea-leaf readers to help them gauge the health of our....More
Jun 24, 2008

When editors win, readers win

The time to begin writing an article is when you have finished it to your satisfaction. By that time you begin to clearly and logically perceive what....More
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