Tag Archives: New York Times

Trump presidency poses challenge for investors

“Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful.” I’ve been thinking about Warren Buffett’s advice to investors as I try to figure out how to play the Trump presidency. Like many folks these days, I’m uneasy about … Continue reading

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Body language is revealing in Oval Office photo

I was alerted to the significance of the Kellyanne Conway couch controversy by my wife, who often seems to have her finger on the pulse of America. She came into the kitchen one morning last week and pointed to a … Continue reading

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A lie by any other name …

One of these days, a bold newspaper may run a banner headline that says: TRUMP TO TRUTH: DROP DEAD It would delight or enrage readers, depending on political perspective, and set off endless rounds of debate in the media business … Continue reading

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“Eleanor Rigby” got her through the pain of Vietnam

Ah, look at all the lonely people! Ah, look at all the lonely people! Eleanor Rigby picks up the rice in the church Where a wedding has been Lives in a dream Waits at the window, wearing a face That … Continue reading

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Psychedelic drugs emerging from the dark ages

The headline surprised me: “How LSD Saved One Woman’s Marriage.” That’s not the sort of thing I expect to see in the New York Times, which fancies itself the country’s newspaper of record. The times must be a-changin’. In the … Continue reading

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