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Reporting from the bleacher seats …

Years end and what a year this was! This will be my most political year-end statement because it kicked off my 2017. In the late ’80’s, a brilliant classmate from China mentioned that the Chinese cultural revolution had been horrible, bad — her parents were educators. Her mother was still living in China. Her father had …

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With the projection that the tax reform bill which passed this week will throw another $1.5 trillion dollars on the national debt over the next decade, I was reminded of a quote from Ernest Hemingway: “How did you go bankrupt?” Two ways. Gradually, then suddenly.” ― Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises and combined with The Tipping …

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This time of year usually inspires reflection.  A check of the calendar shows that I’ve been standing on my orange crate bullhorning into the void for about 10 months. I set a minimum expectation of one blog post by Thursday each week and yes, I am behind this week. And blogging writing. I love this …

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Today I will try my best to not pontificate with my bullhorn on my orange crate in my little corner of the internet as I’m wont to do. Here we go anyway: Fearless Girl & Time And not tick-tock time! On December 1, 2017, I identified women who have joined the company of ‘Fearless Girl’ and …

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RRiP GOP. With the uptick in opinion pieces that lament the reasons and results of the last Presidential election, I would like to show you the root of a weed I pulled: “In other words: Schultz lost her job but kept her party; Reince Priebus kept his job but let a hostile takeover happen on his …

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