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You Can’t Tell the President to Buzz Off

October 5th, 2018 No Comments

Presidential Alerts suddenly make the President’s Twitter feed seem quaint.


Election 2018: 501 Stories — All Different

September 11th, 2018 No Comments

This diversity is not about virtue. It’s about surviving and thriving in all sorts of different political environments. It has nothing to do with identity politics or group entitlements.


Statistics Are Not Facts

July 30th, 2018 No Comments

One thousandth of a crisis is nothing more than a problem. We still ask, “What will we do?” — but without the plaintive wail of helplessness….


Safety Measures Won’t Loosen Without Leadership

March 9th, 2018 No Comments

President Franklin Roosevelt … gave our adversaries the playbook now being used against us. When people are afraid, they’ll barter their freedom. The ratchet tightens one notch at a time.


Collide With Your Daily Newspaper

March 2nd, 2018 No Comments

You may have seen this quote from an executive in Tuesday’s paper this week: “Politicians should not use taxpayer dollars to impose ideological litmus tests and punish organizations that express views that politicians dislike.” Or maybe you didn’t see it. It’s why you should read the print publication or its electronic facsimile. Tuesday’s paper had […]


The Attention Economy Names Our Price — It’s Alarmingly Low

February 28th, 2018 No Comments

This is no longer the Information Age, if it ever was. Information has certainly become super-abundant, but it was always a means to an end. We’re learning to call this the Attention Economy, because that’s really what drives it.


What Might Have Happened to Garrison Keillor

December 10th, 2017 No Comments

Donald Trump received more votes than Hillary Clinton in all but nine Minnesota counties. Trump’s strength across the country was in rural areas. Keillor’s weekly commentaries for the Washington Post Writers Group proved a poor companion in those prairie homes.


It’s Time for the West Coast to Unite

December 2nd, 2017 No Comments

A unified front against Daylight Saving Time would expose the silliness for what it is. Think of the move as secession-lite.


Climate Reparations May Bypass the President

January 20th, 2017 No Comments

If you and I own a cabin together and I trash the cabin during my visit, I’m responsible for all the repairs, even though I own only half the cabin. The legal framework is really that simple.


Election Result Has 101 Explanations

November 18th, 2016 No Comments

#68. In the candidate’s own words, “What have you got to lose?”