Monthly Archives: May 2017

Entry 660: Only 1,260 Days Left to Go

In his first few months in office, President Trump has exhibited many of the traits that are the hallmarks of successful chief executives. Among them: Firing people who don’t agree with him. Playing lots of golf. Recognizing that, no matter … Continue reading

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BONUS POST: He’s an Impeach of a Guy

There has been a lot of chatter lately about impeaching the President. In fact, according to Public Policy Polling, 48% of Americans would like President Trump to be impeached. That’s actually a higher percentage of the American public than voted … Continue reading

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Entry 659: Harry Potter and the Purloined Prequel

In 2008, in a demonstration of the fact that she could virtually print money whenever she wanted to, Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling jotted down about 800 words on a card and sold it for over $32,000. By way of … Continue reading

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Entry 658: The Right to a Boring Vacation

In case you haven’t yet made plans for your summer vacation, the state of New York has a great suggestion for you. In a new ad campaign, it is inviting visitors to tour all the equal rights attractions the state … Continue reading

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Entry 657: CSI’m not Going Near That Thing

From time to time in this blog I have covered various ways of disposing of bodies. These methods have included turning them into trees, into raw sewage, and into diamonds, as well as shooting them off into space and burying … Continue reading

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Entry 656: Hit or Myth

So I was scanning the Internet news one morning and I came across this headline: Icelandic Farmers Find Real-life ‘Unicorn’ on Their Land Well, I thought, at least the headline wasn’t total click bait. It’s didn’t say, for instance, “You’ll … Continue reading

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Entry 655: Marketing Lessons from the Ku Klux Klan

Regular readers of this blog know that my revenue-generating job is writing direct mail, much of it for worthy non-profit organizations. But this post is about a decidedly unworthy non-profit organization: the Ku Klux Klan. The hooded hatemongers have apparently … Continue reading

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