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That Wasn’t Fair

If we were having a beer, you would ask the bartender why one of the TVs was set to CNN instead of a football game. “The people at the end of the bar wanted to watch the news.” “But there’s … Continue reading

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Algebra and Other Painful Necessities

I have always been of the opinion that everybody needs to slog their way through Algebra, Trigonometry, Geometry, Chemistry and Physics on their way to a high school degree. Recently, Andrew Hacker, a professor of political science at Queens College, … Continue reading

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Is Anything Obvious

I took this picture while on the beach in Florida, after dinner at one of our company events. Some of the people nearby were watching me try to setup my camera on a mini-tripod, and I heard several comments like … Continue reading

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