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Cut your hair tomorrow.

-Lake Orion, MI 2020 My mind tossed all night like ragweeds caught in a storm, thinking of these words Cut your hair tomorrow what my mother      said to me    after     watching a video       where       yet another   innocent black man was killed...

A Standing Offer

Jack has a job.  It’s the sort of job where he doesn’t get to tell many people what to do or what not to do. Say he’s a travel agent or an insurance claim adjuster or a legal clerk, and he’s probably quite good at whatever this job is. Presume that...

The Average

the stratosphere is now in of yesteryear the Dow Jones you’ll go far in this market buy a car rent a house that is you supply is scarce through the roof and demand is high you’re the man get the green while you can get the green you are late every...

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Cut your hair tomorrow.

-Lake Orion, MI 2020 My mind tossed all night like ragweeds caught in a storm, thinking of these words Cut your hair tomorrow what my mother      said to me    after     watching a video       where       yet another   innocent black man was killed...

A Standing Offer

Jack has a job.  It’s the sort of job where he doesn’t get to tell many people what to do or what not to do. Say he’s a travel agent or an insurance claim adjuster or a legal clerk, and he’s probably quite good at whatever this job is. Presume that...

The Average

the stratosphere is now in of yesteryear the Dow Jones you’ll go far in this market buy a car rent a house that is you supply is scarce through the roof and demand is high you’re the man get the green while you can get the green you are late every...

Aesopica (2019)

i: The Hunting Dog and the Watchdog Once there was a hunting dog and a watchdog who lived down the street across the river by a forest of meat Watchdog took up on the big wraparound porch every day with a rifle between his paws and when Hunting Dog...

UPDATE: Trump and the Criminal Culture

This is a follow-up to Roxana Robinson’s earlier essay, “Trump & the Criminal Culture”    If you ran a company, would you offer a product that would kill nearly half your customers? How good a business model is that? If you’re...