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The Poison Pill

A Report from The Land of Unintended Consequences In the world of publicly traded corporate mergers and acquisitions there is a tactic known as “a poison pill”. This tactic is employed by boards of directors to prevent an impending hostile … Continue reading

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Paying the Syntax

I saw a sign on the wall at the VA the other day. It read: “Thank You for Serving Our Country” At first glance I thought the syntax was somehow wrong. I thought perhaps it should more properly read: “Thank … Continue reading

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Universal Health Care (Word Problems)

“I hate word problems!” – a phrase often heard expressing a child’s frustration in many an Elementary School math class. It wasn’t a personal bugaboo of mine however. In Word Problems you’d take a verbal proposition and convert it to … Continue reading

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Feral Children in the 21st Century

This is a reprise of some emails I sent out earlier in the year. I’m posting them for those who may have missed them and to clarify the purpose of counting down to publishing my Trump Card: Monday May 4, … Continue reading

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A Course in Logic: Ms. Titswiggle’s Lectures

In 1974, against my better judgment and on the misleading advice of a VA VSR I was offered and accepted a three-month advance in monthly education benefits under the G. I. Bill of Rights to cover the cost of college … Continue reading

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