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Consultant Society

Joe Brooks argues in yesterday’s Times that we have become a consultant society.

Whether you’re running a business or packaging yourself for a job or college admission, people rely on the expertise of professional advice-givers. 65 more words


"Sleeping Under A Rock": Foreign Policy And The Definition Of 'Manhood'

On “Meet the Press” yesterday, Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.), the ranking member on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, sounded a deeply pessimistic note about Russian incursions into Ukraine. 601 more words

Foreign Policy

Introduction to My Investment Philosophy, PART I

Why will I choose to invest/trade mostly with ETFs?

I have tried multiple ways to invest and I can say that for me the constraint in using some products comes from the fact that who I am. 540 more words

New York Times Columnist Line of the Day

If you’re one of the three people who reads this here premier “web log,” you may have once checked out the New York Times op-ed page. 76 more words


"Manly Men Condemn Obama's Lack of Manliness": An Immature, Infantile Conception Of Foreign Affairs

Here’s a question: If Hillary Clinton becomes president, what are conservatives going to say when they want to criticize her for not invading a sufficient number of other countries? 655 more words


Obama has manhood problem? Susan Rice said Obama not ready for 3:00 am phone call

While David Brooks opines that our savant world leader may have a “manhood problem” and  Chuck Todd wonders about his alpha male standing, let’s take a look at what our gal Susan Rice of Benghazi fame had to say back on 2008 to Tucker Carlson. 320 more words