January 25, 2016 Who are you, really? We live in a country with lots of posers (“a person who acts in an affected manner to impress others”). Worse: a bunch of them are campaigning for significant political positions, in search of our support. The science of politics has become complex: voting blocks have been identified, […]
How to Vet a Political Poser
Do you have “The Vision Thing?”
January 18, 2016 It’s the vision thing. Two weeks ago, Cheri and I were in Prague, touring the Castle Grounds: an incredible complex of buildings dating back a millennium, where the Kingdom of Bohemia – part of the Holy Roman Empire – had its political center. In the collection of buildings is the Cathedral of […]
No fear; no faith. No Exceptions.
January 11, 2016 Be afraid. Be very afraid. You’d think that was the 11th Commandment, lost in the sands of time at Sinai, but reintroduced in the 21st Century by people who never turn off the “breaking news” app. Be afraid. Be very afraid. The line comes from the 1986 movie classic, The Fly. Jeff […]
Your choice: new paint job… or, brand new?
January 4, 2016 new Not existing before; made, introduced or discovered recently, or, now, for the first time; just beginning and regarded as better than what went before. For the next few weeks, we’ll all be shaking the holiday dust off our tongues. Standard greeting, at least until the Pro Bowl: “Happy New Year!” Everybody […]