Monthly Archives: April 2014

Georgia on my Mind

I am scanning my morning Washington Post and the news is not good. Most days there’s at least a hint of the positive on the Post front page: someone saves someone else from a fiery death; an inner city kid … Continue reading

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Greed, Part II

So here is a little more on greed because, let’s face it, it is possibly–no, not possibly, let’s be honest. It is without a doubt–the overarching motivation of our times. It permeates the atmosphere, a sort of greyish greasy cloud … Continue reading

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My Ghetto Gym

I have been going to the gym since last November. I dutifully trudge on the elliptical for about 20 minutes, then I lift weights. I estimated that yesterday I lifted a total of 35,000 pounds in about half-an-hour, which I … Continue reading

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Greed and Need

By now we all know the statistics. In the 1950s, the head of a corporation made fifteen to twenty times as much as an average worker in that same company. Now, it’s not unusual for a CEO to make two … Continue reading

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