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Laughing in the face of disaster

Like many Americans, I watched the State of the Union address and the GOP response with interest last night. And, like many of my fellow communications professionals, I was aghast at the awkward lunge for a swig of water in … Continue reading

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The fiscal cliff looms large

Perhaps the Mayans were right after all. It’s the end of the year 2012 and we are all about to meet our doom by charging off a fiscal cliff. The “greatest nation on earth” is about to take a header into … Continue reading

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The election is over… Can we tone down the political rhetoric?

Is there too much empty rhetoric today? Hmmm…  Is that a rhetorical question? With all of the different communications channels available today – social media, TV, newspapers, blogs, radio (terrestrial, satellite and Internet) – it seems like the level of … Continue reading

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All too often, intolerance lives at both ends of the spectrum.

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The “Oops” heard round the world

As we say in Texas, Rick Perry really stepped in it.  In fact, he might have completely annihilated any chances he may have had to win the Republican nomination with one little word.  Oops. We all have an occasional brain … Continue reading

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