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    To paraphrase a great man, I will not insult your...

    To paraphrase a great man, I will not insult your intelligence by inferring you believe what you just said.

    I spent seven years in an unflattering uniform because I wanted to spare my country...
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    I interpret it as persuade your workforce and...

    I interpret it as persuade your workforce and shareholders to contribute more for less, and youíll be able to afford an ex wife and and a fleet of space ships.
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    Itís important to emit inspirational phrases like...

    Itís important to emit inspirational phrases like this to shareholders who might otherwise demand a dividend.
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    Create more than you consume and accumulate the...

    Create more than you consume and accumulate the difference.
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    Itís interesting how poorly so many of us assess...

    Itís interesting how poorly so many of us assess risk. There is a much greater probability of blood clots for users of birth control pills or any number of other drugs people use routinely, but...
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    Six cases claimed out of seven million doses...

    Six cases claimed out of seven million doses administered. I doubt whether the trip to the clinic was less risky.
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    Iíve always thought meetings were a hard way to...

    Iíve always thought meetings were a hard way to arrive at decisions, but an excellent way to protect oneself from accountability and disperse blame for failure. Itís been said that none of us is as...
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    Sounds like life there would be one long...

    Sounds like life there would be one long committee meeting.
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    Funny you should say that. My brother-in-law is...

    Funny you should say that. My brother-in-law is moving from So Cal to Colorado Springs in a couple of months. He says itís getting too difficult for hard-working millionaires like him to make ends...
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    Youíre probably right. I wish I had held on to...

    Youíre probably right. I wish I had held on to some of my old lunch boxes and comic books. And my Microsoft stock. And my Pinto. Maybe someday the HGTV mavens will be pushing Earth tones and built in...
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    I agree on both counts. I wouldnít want any...

    I agree on both counts. I wouldnít want any portion of my life determined by a committee of later day hippies seeking affiliation and status.

    I also like a nice suburban neighborhood and have no...
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    From absolute rulers to overbred show dogs over...

    From absolute rulers to overbred show dogs over the course of a few centuries.

    I do like some of the things Philip said over the years. When some reporter in Australia asked him if he had a...
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    Even if I had a little space to retreat to, I...

    Even if I had a little space to retreat to, I think I would have a problem living in the equivalent of the office break room. It probably doesnít reflect well on me that Iím so selfish about my...
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    Thereís nothing preventing people from creating...

    Thereís nothing preventing people from creating communal living situations if they want to; except perhaps zoning in some areas. For the most part they donít want to. I have lived in dorms, barracks...
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    The accusation of 4,924 additional deaths seems...

    The accusation of 4,924 additional deaths seems oddly specific. Nor does the third most populous state having the third highest death count seem all that damning. I suspect it will take more than...
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    I see that article was posted nearly a year ago....

    I see that article was posted nearly a year ago. I suspect if theyíre looking to create a red state Cuomo theyíre going to need to be a little more creative.
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    I agree that there are many factors at work, but...

    I agree that there are many factors at work, but when I see the President accuse Texas of ďNeanderthal thinkingĒ and the recent botched 60 Minutes hit piece directed at the Florida Governor, I have...
  18. Authoritarian envy isnít all that rare in the...

    Authoritarian envy isnít all that rare in the arena of opinion. I remember Tom Friedman famously wishing to be ďChina for a dayĒ to impose the decisions that seemed self-evidently necessary to Tom...
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    People keep pushing that scolding narrative, but...

    People keep pushing that scolding narrative, but are those states substantially worse off in real-world numbers than the ones who imposed more draconian lockdowns?
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    When I consider the ďreal changeĒ some wish to...

    When I consider the ďreal changeĒ some wish to impose, I thank my primitive sky god and our slave-owning founders for the precious gift of gridlock.
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    I think these things make more sense if we ask...

    I think these things make more sense if we ask whose problems they are aimed at. If I am a president looking for ways to pander to my relatively affluent constituents, a $10K gift without the battle...
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    The late philosopher Roger Scruton owned a small...

    The late philosopher Roger Scruton owned a small farm. He named one of his pigs Singer.
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    I personally have a couple of problems with...

    I personally have a couple of problems with Singer. Perhaps most fundamentally, he never really seems to make the argument that justifies his premise that we must consider the interests of any life...
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    Iíve been to some hot places, but nowhere as hot...

    Iíve been to some hot places, but nowhere as hot as Gila Bend. Used to visit a friend there from time to time, and learned a new appreciation for the icy North.
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    Letís do the Trolley Problem next. Or Peter...

    Letís do the Trolley Problem next. Or Peter Singerís drowning child.
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