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Of Baseball And Willful Ignorance

I love baseball. I have since I was a little boy. One of my earliest memories is of watching Don Larsen throw a perfect game in the 1956 World Series. I was too young to have appreciated the feat but I knew something very special had happened. I am writing this on Sunday morning and my motivation is some things that happened in relation to Major League Baseball (MLB) over the past few days. They tie into policy and politics as I will outline below. Oh, and I’ll throw in a few other tidbits.

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The Threat Is Still Present

The other day I ran into a friend and frequent reader. We hadn’t seen each other in about a year and did a bit of catching up. I confided in him that I was surprised I was still writing about Trump as much as I am. I said, “He just won’t go away.” (The quote might be a bit inaccurate – missing an adjective or two better left out of this article.) Trump is but the American manifestation of the disease which is alive, well and global. Here are a few tidbits in support of my argument.

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Once (A Week) Apparently Is Not Enough

This is another instance where I’ll blame all the bad on the former guy. He just isn’t as smart as George W. Bush was – and that’s not exactly in the rare air of wisdom – and refuses to fade away. I used to go to my “various segments” format weekly; lately it seems like I need to do it twice a week.

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The Original Error

Business, politics, policy and basketball; it’s amazing how their lessons intersect. My degree is in management, I currently write about American politics which necessitates that I explore policy. The basketball is just a part of me that influences my decision making but has nothing to do with today’s article. I promise you it gets much more interesting. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Original Error