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Picasso, Cats & Politics

Recently, it occurred to me that when we say certain painters are great, we’re generally only parroting what others have told us. I, personally, don’t happen to care for Picasso, Gauguin or Van Gogh. Their subjects held no interest for me. But even if they did, does that make any of their canvases worth millions…

Was Idi Amin Smarter Than Martha Stewart?

Political prognosticators are a lot like Iowa and New Hampshire in that it’s only every four years that people pay them any attention. Something you can always count on is that at some point they’ll stop gazing into crystal balls and reading tea leaves long enough to remind us that the taller presidential candidate tends…