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“Nice Picture on Your Bus Bench!”

Realtor Bus Benches, Optical Illusions & Eyewitness Testimony It’s always nice when someone notices your bus bench picture — and compliments you on it! Except that the Realtor who got the compliment the other day (a colleague) doesn’t have his picture on any of his three area bus benches. When he told the person that,...
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Peggy Noonan Sheds Crocodile Tears for the Democrats

“The Democratic Party was once a big brass band marching through the streets”loud, dissonant, there. “I’m not a member of any organized party,” Will Rogers famously said. “I’m a Democrat.” For generations Democrats repeated that line as a brag. They knew disorganized meant vital, creative, spontaneous, passionate”alive.” –Peggy Noonan, “Primary Preview:  The Brawl vs. The...
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Wall Street Votes “Thumbs Down” on New Star Wars Flick

I don’t know what the critics are saying about “Star Wars:  The Force Awakens,” but the returns from Wall Street are already in:  thumbs down. How do you know that? Because Disney’s stock dropped almost twice as much as the overall market today (the movie’s opening day), a sure sign that analysts expect the movie...
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