Monthly Archives: June 2010

So, Who Can We Trust?

Doggone if topsy hasn’t gone turvy on us. “The government needs to take over control of the oil spill mess from BP,” many of my friends and family say these days. “We can’t trust BP.” Only recently they were saying, … Continue reading

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Money Calling Shots in Sports

Never knew Abba was that popular in Nebraska. But, I could hear Tom Osborne singing “money, money, money, always sunny, in the rich man’s world” all the way down here in Mississippi. Osborne’s Nebraska ended speculation and revealed it is … Continue reading

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Reckoning with Statistics

“There are three kinds of lies,” wrote Mark Twain, “lies, damned lies, and statistics.” But “the worst lies,” said Richard Bach, author of Jonathan Livingston Seagull, “are the lies we tell ourselves.” I am brought to these thoughts by the … Continue reading

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Backwards to the Future Cockeyed

Doing things differently and better has been the hallmark of American progress. It began with our founding fathers who crafted a democratic republic that revolutionized human rights and government. It continued with the development of the moving assembly line that … Continue reading

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