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Being a little too certain about Maybe!

When something ‘may’ and ‘appears to be’ and ‘could’, how on earth does that constitute news? Speculation, conjecture, hypothesizing, all have their place, but surely in the Opinion pages, not in a Hard News Section called “THE WORLD.” Continue reading

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Election Results as Obama’s Hermeneutical challenge

If Obama revives his hermeneutic of hope, he will know he”s got two more years to rescue the economy, and reconnect his hope to the nation’s hurting heartland. But he knew that long before Tuesday. It’s called leadership, a quality that wins in the end, but in the middle passage, doesn’t complain or explain, because when did any of us not have to risk being wrong in order to end up right? Continue reading

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On the Disillusioning of America

Do you share an increasing sense that something might be slipping from our grasp, that something is not only not right, but there is a sea change happening. We are watching a tide slowly recede, a tide of optimism and resilience that used to buoy up America in its severest times of testing and trouble? Continue reading

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The Obama Plot Unravels -As Predicted!

Someone with narrative intelligence rather than a political brain needs to take the President to one side, as they should have done on January 21st 2008, and told it straight-, its downhill from here, that the expectations he had helped create were unreal even if he was crowned Emperor, and therefore dangerous. Continue reading

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Faux Civil Wars about Incivility

They used to say, ‘One swallow doesn’t make a summer,’ but perhaps we need to revise that to say that ‘three swallows definitely does’, because three totally disconnected outbursts by people in the public eye losing their cool has been … Continue reading

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