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The father job

“When you’re young, you think your dad is Superman. Then you grow up, and you realize he’s just a regular guy who wears a cape.” – Dave Attell I am a Dad. I am also a son, a brother and … Continue reading

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Vacancies at the White House

One of the ways I gauge the status of the job market is at the home improvement superstores like Home Depot and Lowe’s. When the job market is slack, HD and Lowe’s have some of the most helpful and knowledgeable … Continue reading

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Leadership

In 2008 an unknown wide receivers staff coach named Dabo Swinney became the interim head football coach, mid-season, of the Clemson Tigers college football team. He was 39 years old. At the end of the season and after beating Clemson’s … Continue reading

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World peace and yeast rolls?

“Honor of a lifetime to meet His Holiness Pope Francis. I leave the Vatican more determined than ever to pursue PEACE in our world.” – Donald J. Trump tweet 5-24-17 When you watch a beauty pageant and a judge ask … Continue reading

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The numbers are in, let the spin begin

I heard an interesting conversation this morning on one of the national news programs. The correspondents were talking about Trump and his relationship with China and its President Xi Jinping. They were discussing how Trump had substantially toned down his campaign … Continue reading

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The entitlement of entitlements

Entitlement– the fact of having a right to something. When I hear the term entitlement I typically think of some government subsidy, food stamps, welfare, or disability payments. That may not be the correct connection but in my neck of the woods one is … Continue reading

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