Paid To Do Nothing

Can you imagine there could be a job where you got paid to do nothing?  What a dream! Surely such a job does not exist;  na, not in reality. But such a job does exist and 535 people are doing that job today.  There are 435 U.S. Congressional Representatives and 100 Senators who are de
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Political Headwinds Around The World

The victories of the Socialist candidate (Hollande) in France, the Muslim Brotherhood candidate (Morsi) in Egypt, the PRI candidate (Neito) in Mexico signal global exhaustion after a decade of transnational economic decline and an international focus on fighting terrorism.  People are
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It’s not like fast food, folks!

The noise in the media about the Egyptian unrest this week provides a moment for historical context. In France free elections led to Napoleon’s rise for nearly two decades, a disastrous war and consequential bloody massacres. France underwent the organic process toward democracy
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Barbershop democracy

Haircut any one?   Step in to the Washington D. C. barbershop and get a buzz cut that will leave you wanting to wear a hat on your head for the foreseeable future.  (Sorry, but that is a really bad haircut!) There is no deal from the so-called “Super Committee” and the dea
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