January 20, 2017

THE CIRCUS WON’T BE COMING TO TOWN ANYMORE… (…’cause IPads and IPhones are cheaper and more convenient, don’t y’know) Ringling’s – Greatest Show on Earth – is folding its tents for good. Like other forms of our entertainment culture…minstrel shows,

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THE PROBLEMS OF ECONOMICS… (have always been a matter of balancing the dynamics of its elements with its fundamentals) Economics is often referred to as that “dismal science”, mainly because it is indeed subject to dismal and useless arguments about

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THE BYZANTINE CONVOLUTIONS OF FAUX NEWS (…are giving him back as good as he once gave to others) Now it’s President-Elect Trump’s turn to be on the receiving end of an apparent bit of faux news skullduggery, in which the

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THE PRESDIDENT’S FAREWELL ADDRESS (…a valedictorian oration to the faithful) President Obama chose to make his farewell speech from Chicago, his home town, rather than following recent precedents of making it at a joint session of Congress. Which was his

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