Monthly Archives: March 2013

Majority Rules Unless Minority Says No?

The six people in the room decided to watch a Mets game together when the mom walks in and changed the channel to “her show.” Four co-workers agreed to go to a certain diner for lunch, as they jumped into … Continue reading

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You Have to Lose to Win

The law of unintended consequences typically reveals itself as good intentions gone awry. I think childhood setbacks have scarred my generation because as parents we go out of our way to protect our children from the harsh realities of life. … Continue reading

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Teaching them a lesson

A rite of passage growing up is having a friend take his ball and go home when things are not going his way. When the hometown team trades a favorite athlete, several fans secretly hope the team loses to “teach … Continue reading

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Don’t Limit The Options

Every conversation and media report about the federal budget presumes the entitlement programs are untouchable. The minute you presume something is off limits in any discussion, you limit your options to possible solutions. Social Security in theory is a noble … Continue reading

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The Politics of Them

“He made me do it,” is a common phrase uttered by school age children caught with their hand in the cookie jar. There is nothing more infuriating than a person unwilling to accept responsibility for his actions. Unfortunately, we have … Continue reading

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