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I’ve Seen the Apocalypse and It’s Detroit


I’ve been watching Anthony Bourdain’s new series.  He’s been to Detroit before, with Zamir, but not like this.      I’ve seen the apocalypse and it is Detroit.  I’ve been to Michigan, but not Detroit.  I’ve seen the images though. … Continue reading

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Ukraine Update.


Henry Kissinger and the German Defense Minister were on Fareed Zakaria today.  This is from the CNN transcripts and Fareed’s interview with them.  No comment needed from me, I can be sarcastic in another.   (END VIDEO CLIP)ZAKARIA: Late last … Continue reading

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Things Missing on CNN


Both stories are tragedies, and I am being sarcastic, but watching CNN you have two missing stories, Malaysian Flight 370, and the missing girls in Nigeria.  Noticing a pattern, but not a good one.  

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Malaysia Flight 370. The CNN Experts Slumber Party.


There’s nothing funny about what happened to those poor people.  John Cleese was asked in an interview, if there was something he could not be funny about.  His response?  Cancer.  He thought he couldn’t make cancer funny.  Maybe Gilda Radner … Continue reading

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Josef Joffe and Why America Will Stay on Top.


This is another recommendation from Fareed Zakaria of CNN.    I just finished his book, The Myth of America’s Decline. Maybe, we need to feel we are in jeopardy, so we can be motivated to achieve.  Not saying we don’t have … Continue reading

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Chicagoland Episode Four. Mentoring.


The theme for episode four of Chicagoland seems to be Mentoring.  Mayor Rahm Emanuel mentoring a young man playing basketball.  The young man ends up an intern in the Mayor’s office. Fenger High School Principal Elizabeth Dozier isn’t so lucky … Continue reading

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Putin vs. Obama.


Putin vs. Obama.  If you buy, Myers-Briggs, Putin is an INTJ, Obama an ENFP. President Obama to a degree depends on his charisma winning people over.  Problem is, with Putin, he’s bringing persuasion to a chess match. I suspect Obama … Continue reading

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