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Fight Then Flight

It is Monday morning as I pen this and Donald Trump’s criminal trial is about to begin in New York City. I expect this to be a long, drawn-out affair with tons of coverage, most of which will not be worth paying attention to. There is amble speculation as to the outcome and I’d like to look at a seldom considered ending.

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The Good News Is That It Is Not A Heart Attack

Today is another one of those I need to get a lot off my chest days. There is so much on it that it feels like a heart attack in progress. It’s a sunny Saturday morning in the Raleigh area as I begin to pen this for Tuesday’s publication and I’m certain I won’t be able to cover everything that is piled up. In any event, let’s explore. Continue reading The Good News Is That It Is Not A Heart Attack

My President Is Pitifully Incompetent

No person has every talent necessary to run something as large and complex as the American federal government. Knowing your weaknesses and getting people on your staff that can plug those holes is a large part of being a competent manager. The technological advances that have come with the passage of time only exacerbated that challenge. President Trump and I are close in age and have a very similar education from world class management schools. When we were in school the laptop computer didn’t exist. As President he has the entire federal bureaucracy at his disposal. A competent manger would use that to his advantage. Donald Trump is incompetent. Let’s explore.       Continue reading My President Is Pitifully Incompetent