Marriage of Convenience

Donald Trump won.  I’m not talking about the election.  I think it will be closer than the polls...

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Marriage of Convenience

Marriage of Convenience

Donald Trump won.  I’m not talking about the election.  I think it will be closer than the polls predict but I have no particular insight.  Some are predicting a blue wave Biden blowout.  Maybe.  Who knows?What I mean by Donald Trump won is that for all practical...

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Us and Them

Us and Them

A song for today, Labor Day 2020, pre-election season, during a pandemic. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=nYAYn7pyues In an interview, Roger Waters shared the significance of each verse:The first verse is about going to war, how on the front line we don't get much...

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Politics

Politics

For the next two months, politics will dominate the news.  Think in the Morning has put our heads together to come up with a few comments based on our perception of politics in America today.  This is not a scholarly tome.  It is simply a list of anecdotal...

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Blog Post Index

Blog Post Index

[Click on BLUE links to access the blog post from the list] Think in the Morning now has over 375 posts.  Given that we started in March of 2016, this amounts to nearly 2 posts per week.  It’s getting a little unwieldy.  We think many of our old posts are worth...

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Fate

Fate

 Free will, it’s a bitch.   John Milton, The Devil’s Advocate (movie)I'm no puppeteer … I don't make things happen. Doesn't work like that … Free will, it's like butterfly wings–one touch and it never gets off the ground. I only set the stage; you pull your own...

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Short Fiction – The Optimist

Short Fiction – The Optimist

 Charles flipped his iPAD closed and relaxed his head onto the pillow.  He looked over at Scissors.  She was frantically scrolling through her texts.“How did you get the name Scissors?”She rolled her eyes and gave him that look.“An old boyfriend.  He told everyone I...

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Short Fiction – Charlotte Marie (The Snake, A Sequel)

Short Fiction – Charlotte Marie (The Snake, A Sequel)

Before reading this sequel, read Part I Short Fiction - Charlotte Marie Part I Zihuatanejo.  Right out of the movie.  A beach, a boat.  No redemption.  A good place to hide or to live if it comes to that.Things went south for Max Perkins after the election.  Hell hath...

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Short Fiction – Charlotte Marie

Short Fiction – Charlotte Marie

 The stock market rose steadily during the summer. The country was awash with cash.  The economy didn’t want the cash so speculators sopped it up.  A few people became very rich.  Max Perkins was not one of them.Perkins was an ordinary man.  He was not a player...

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Short Fiction – The Barula Ching

Short Fiction – The Barula Ching

 The bar is very narrow.  There are stools to the left alongside the bar as you walk in and one long line of tables with chairs on the right.  At the end a bathroom and a door that leads outside.Randall sits by the back door.  It’s quiet there, a good place to write. ...

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Reading in the Time of COVID

Reading in the Time of COVID

 solamen miseris socios habuisse doláis   (misery loves company)  Mephistopheles in Christopher Marlowe’s Doctor Faustus “There is no way I’m going back to Mexico. I can’t stand to be in a country that is more surrealist than my paintings”.  Salvadore Dali At Think in...

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Follow The Money

Follow The Money

If you don't like this blog, buy my book, it has nothing to do with economics.  If you like this blog, buy my book.  It will give you some relief from your overworked brain.   BUY HERE … it seems that if you have a doctrine, a version of rationalism … that makes it so...

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I Know Everything

I Know Everything

 We just don’t know. It’s a sign of advanced intelligence to be able to say ‘I don’t know’ in the face of uncertainty, my boy. Too many conclusions are drawn on the basis of insufficient evidence.   Professor Snipe, Behind The Locked Door There isn’t enough doubt in...

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