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Bench Depress

As yesterday’s pitch blackness turns into cheerful dawn, our joggers pass by what appears to be a WWI “doughboy” sleeping on a park bench. The sight inspires Les (and Tom Batiuk) to launch another zinger about how “the Wall Street crowd”  (aka the “ 11 more words


The Death of a Modest Man of Greatness

My friend Frank Samuel died yesterday in a one-car accident not far from his home in Geauga County. He was driving alone, wearing his seatbelt, in the middle of the day on a familiar road. 1,238 more words

Musings On Venture Capital

The Wide And Lonely World

I have a new short story published today in The Economy. The Economy is cool. They publish just a single poet, prose writer, and visual artist per issue, and they’ve published some of my favorite writers. 47 more words

Freedom from Farmers.

Back in the 1920s and 1930s almost half of Americans lived in communities of fewer than 2,000 people and a full quarter of them lived in rural areas. 748 more words

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Ebola by the numbers

The rhetoric behind the US strategy to contain and combat Ebola suggests procedures are being made up as we go along and assurances that the government knows how to contain the virus are hollow. 785 more words



Did the “brains” contracting out the multi-million contract for submarines for Australia ever think of the following obvious facts: Every person employed at the ship building yards (if the contract were awarded to Australia) would receive a pay from which income tax would be subtracted for the government. 90 more words