Archive for April2012


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In the locker room at the gym the night of the White House Correspondent’s Dinner from a lawyer/lobbyist type:   “I can only sit in black tie so long…”   You’re right, it’s tough out there.

A Titanic Moment

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This coming Sunday, April 15th, marks the 100th anniversary of the sinking of RMS Titanic, an event which captures the collective imagination as few others do. The facts are simple enough: big ship hits ice, 1,500 die, but they fail to explain our endless fascination with the event. ?The sinking of the Titanic may rival […]

On Ethics and Hiring

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Well, thank you to my Local Facebook friends who saw fit to send along the recent? detailing the IAFF decision making process to hire Mr. Ron Saathoff as their “pension czar”. ?I had no idea I had such conservative acquaintances. ?Mr. Saathoff, ?longtime former head of the San Diego Firefighter’s Local and a city firefighter’s […]