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George Shultz, the Godfather of the Discredited Laffer Curve

George Shultz, the Godfather of the Discredited Laffer Curve

Former Secretary of State George Shultz died over the weekend at age 100. He received many accolades for being one of the last sane Republicans. Shultz was from the Eisenhower era of Republican politics, which was not as obsessively ideological as today’s. Nevertheless, Schultz was responsible for radicalizing the Republican Party in one important way:…

From the ashes a fire shall be woken….Media Style

From the ashes a fire shall be woken….Media Style

By TSMA poet I am not.While not opposed to poetry, I am not a fan either. Not that there’s anything wrong with that….Right?However, perhaps it’s just being hopeful but some industry sources have confirmed for me that perhaps I am not necessarily nuts, or as nuts as perhaps, I thought.The poem from which the title…

An Israeli leader consoled Nancy Pelosi in 2016 with a poem

An Israeli leader consoled Nancy Pelosi in 2016 with a poem

Three weeks after American voters elected Donald Trump, Nancy Pelosi found a friendly ear in another politician mourning a loss.During the first weekend of December 2016, Pelosi was a guest at the Saban Forum, an annual convening of Israeli and American political and national security leaders.Then the Democratic minority leader in the U.S. House of…

Delighted Burns Night! Quotes, poems and puns to celebrate

Delighted Burns Night! Quotes, poems and puns to celebrate

Today, January 25, Scotland will be celebrating their iconic bard, Robert Burns. Burns Night is held annually on Robert Burns’ birthday, and will see Scots all over the world partaking in traditions honouring the man oft-considered one of the greatest Scots of all time. Traditions include readings and performances of his poems – including Auld…