Monthly Archives: January 2010

State of the Union

[First published at www.mercatornet.com]
Barack Obama gave a decent election speech on Wednesday night. Unfortunately he was meant to be delivering a State of the Union address.
No one expects such an address to be entirely apolitical, or crafted to … Continue reading

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Madely in the morning, January 29

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The danger of empty rhetoric

By now I’ve reached the point in my career where I have a sizeable collection of half-written articles on issues that once seemed important that a search party couldn’t find today. I don’t expect my dusty files to command your … Continue reading

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Madely in the morning, January 22

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What Obama liberals didn’t get

We need a new punchline to “What do you call a Republican Senate candidate from Massachusetts?” The old one was “Nobody calls him” or “You can’t remember either?” I don’t want to hear what they’re calling him in the White … Continue reading

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