As is my normal practice I am basing today’s Sunday article on what I felt was the big political event of the week just ended. Many will question whether today’s topic qualifies as political. Since I think policy is politics I disagree. Let’s explore. Continue reading Dry Investment
While America is legally and officially a secular nation (something the “patriots” that took over the Republican Party fail to comprehend) it is, by practice, largely a Christian nation. One of the basic beliefs (and great marketing tools) of Christianity is forgiveness. In that spirit America will need to ask the world for a lot of forgiveness for what we have done during the Trump administration and we saw another example of that this week. The only thing I have to offer in “exchange” is a suggested Democratic slogan for the 2020 presidential campaign; hardly a good trade. With all that in mind; let’s explore. Continue reading Enduring Damage And a Slogan
I often use a song to put my readers in the mindset most conducive to reading that day’s article. Today I’m going to use a movie; the 1982 hit Sophie’s Choice. More specifically I’m going to use a line of dialog Meryl Streep used while portraying the lead character for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress. It deals with the truth: “Ah, the truth, ah, the truth, I don’t even know what is the truth – after all the lies I have told.” With that in mind, let’s explore. Continue reading What Is The Truth?
Trump brags about being the author of The Art of the Deal. In reality he told a lot of stories to Tony Schwartz who actually wrote the 1987 book. During that time period I was not as far removed from my college days as a management major and I read a lot of business books. Reading The Art of the Deal was a waste of my money and time. It was basically Trump bragging about his malarkey deals that largely the average American paid for. History repeated itself on Monday afternoon except Schwartz didn’t have to do any writing. Let’s explore. Continue reading No Big Deal