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The Daily Dose – August 9, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… MINE’S BIGGER!: Fabulous. Our president is in a p*ssing contest with a dictator whose attention needs are every bit as enormous as his. At issue is the minor detail about whose country can better annihilate … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Evan Thomas

America was the world’s policeman, too materialistic and perhaps even a little lazy, but all in all very much the world’s last, best hope. – Evan Thomas, Ike’s Bluff Evan Thomas is an American historian and writer. The subjects of … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – August 8, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… AND IN THIS CORNER: Good seats are still available for the Floyd Mayweather/Connor McGregor fiasco in Las Vegas on August 26. Roughly one-third of the arena is available, either directly from the arena or … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Master Li

The wise man has no ambitions. Therefore, he has no failures. He who never fails always succeeds. And he who always succeeds is all-powerful. – Master Li, Creation by Gore Vidal Regular readers of The Thought for the Day know … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – August 7, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… ON YOUR MARK…GET SET…RETIRE: One of sport’s greatest careers – Usain Bolt running the 100 meters – came to a close this past weekend, with Bolt coming in third place in that event at … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – Marvin Hamlisch

The main journey is to find happiness, not to find success. – Marvin Hamlisch Marvin Hamlisch was an American composer and conductor. He is one of only two people – fellow composer Richard Rogers is the other – to win … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – August 6, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… TO UNIONIZE OR NOT UNIONIZE, THAT IS THE QUESTION: Last week workers at a Nissan plant in Mississippi voted against joining the United Auto Workers (UAW). The vote wasn’t particularly close with a bit … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – David Von Drehle

Fear is visceral, and often overmasters reason. Horror trumps analysis. – David Von Drehle, Among The Lowest of the Dead David Von Drehle is an American reporter and writer. He has had a versatile career, covering a variety of beats … Continue reading

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The Daily Dose – August 5, 2017

Notes from around the Human Experience… HIGHER…FASTER…LATER: We don’t usually like to start a column off with a disclaimer – we prefer to bore you in other ways, first – but today we must: We are unabashed fans of the Summer … Continue reading

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The Thought for the Day – J.R.R. Tolkien

…the burned hand teaches best. After that advice about fire goes to the heart. – J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings Regular readers of this crap know The Lord of the Rings regularly produces content for this feature. We are … Continue reading

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