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He Can’t Read Polls

Assuming Trump did earn a bachelors degree, he must have some minor reading ability. When he reads his teleprompter, he demonstrates without fail that reading is a struggle for him. He proves it in another realm as well: the reading … Continue reading

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Learning to Listen First

I was and remain touched by a story told by Stephen Covey in”the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.” He was on a New York subway when a man and his children got on. The man sat immediately and closed … Continue reading

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Remodeling America

Summers during my high school and college years I worked for my father, a builder in our hometown. I can’t quite say I ever quite earned the respectable¬† title of “carpenter” but I did swing a pretty mean hammer, cut … Continue reading

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Faith is the Acceptance of Reality

The friend I most admired when Char and I lived in Hawaii was a pastor named Ted Ogoshi. We talked often and I always appreciated his insights. One thought in¬† particular has stayed with me through the years. Ted said … Continue reading

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Trump’s Inept Hiring Style

I always am hesitant to be drawn into the trend among today’s journalists to take guesses about tomorrow’s news. The journalists used to scramble hard to get a scoop, to be the first to report some big happening. Now their … Continue reading

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Automation, Not Immigration

“A coming wave of job automation could force between 400 million and 800 million people worldwide out of a job in the next 13 years, according to a new study,” notes NPR today. As is perfectly typical of our racist … Continue reading

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Our Complicity in Trump’s Illness

Let me be super simple about this: Anyone who still supports Trump as our president is moving beyond shame to guilt. He is a very sick person, a severe narcissist, a megalomaniac, a wanna-be dictator, out of touch with reality, … Continue reading

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