Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Life Alert President

“Help!  I’ve fallen and I can’t get up.”  So said the commercial that was the bane of late-night cable TV for much of the 1990’s, advertising Life Alert ®’s medical alert for at-risk seniors living alone.  After about its 150-th … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan: Please Don’t Run

The beltway punditocracy is buzzing with speculation that Wisconsin Republican Representative Paul Ryan might sign up for the presidential slugfest, reversing his previous admonitions of wanting to stay at home with his kids. Maybe that was all tongue-in-cheek anyway, as … Continue reading

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The Joy Of Feeling Superior

Some friends and I just went to a county fair in a nearby county, and we spent most of the occasion feeling superior to the locals. And it felt great. This was the 40-60 something, hippie-guy and hippie-chick crowd, where … Continue reading

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The Brains Have Arrived

Just a quick note to the blogosphere: the brains have arrived. No more surfing around on blogs that barely hold your interest. And we will just see where this goes. I have heard these things evolve in time. At present … Continue reading

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