Monthly Archives: February 2012

Funny and sad, leading up to Super Tuesday






2012 Super Tuesday– With the 2012 primary calendar moving inexorably toward ‘Super Tuesday,’ this is as good a time as any to indulge a quick review of past fatuities this election cycle. It’s anything for a joke with some people. The following is a short list, nowhere near exhaustive, reflecting fleeting moments in time over Read More

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Michigan and Arizona primaries 2012






February 28, 2012, primaries in Arizona and Michigan GOP primaries in Michigan and Arizona today–and it will be mildly interesting to see which candidate Republican voters will be stuck with, if either. On the one hand they have the lurid imaginings of former Pennsylvania Rep. Rick Santorum, who is more and more coming to seem Read More

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The scandal of parasitical management–disgraces continue






Disgraces continue The scandal of parasitical management W. Edwards Deming, the wise man of American industry, said decades ago that industrial problems were overwhelmingly the failures of management rather than of labor. No flame thrower, Dr. Deming attributed U.S. manufacturing problems 90 percent to management, 10 percent to work force. That kind of clarity now Read More

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Florida primary, 2012






Florida primary 2012, yesterday and today In other news, Florida held its 2012 Republican primary Tuesday. Newt Romney defeated Mitt Gingrich, 46 percent to 32 percent. For perspective on the hullabaloo over the GOP primary, Republicans constitute 36 percent of registered voters in Florida. Total Florida voters: 11,053,664. Democrats: 4,604,373. Republicans: 3,962,406.   The former Read More

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