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Obama should have been in Paris

Published Jan. 13, 2015

President Obama should have gone to Paris. It's not like he had something better to do while the world's leaders and more than a million people came together for a massive rally in support of free speech and against terrorism this weekend.


A Chicago/Milwaukee metroplex faces many obstacles

Published July 19, 2012

There seems to be very little discussion about whether consolidating Chicago and Milwaukee would be a good thing. It's as if everyone has decided that big is better and now we just have to work out the details. There's an old axiom that I believe in that says "Just because you can do something doesn't necessarily mean you should do it."


Paris catches up to Milwaukee

Published June 7, 2012

The last few summers in Milwaukee and Paris. We are gobbling cheese steaks, falafel and Korean barbecue tacos from food trucks. Parisians are eating stinky cheese, molar-cracking bread and sauteed snails in bistros. Who do you think is having more fun?

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Encouraged by Stimulation

I’ve heard many economists speculate on whether or not we’ve hit rock bottom. Their simple answer is that it’s going to be tough to spot the lowest valley even when we’re in it. My contention, however, is that we HAVE hit rock bottom and there’s no way to go but up. ...

Tales in Translation

Although this blog isn’t about travel, per se, I had to post it as throughout my travels I’ve encountered some interesting misunderstandings in language. As a rule, I always try to learn at least a handful of words in the local language, however sometimes situations warrant mor...

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