A Race Among the Ruins
These pieces are not fun to put together. When finally assembled, the picture of Texas looks more than a little unsettling. In fact, it often looks pretty damned backwards. The reverse gear [...]
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The Cheap Fix to HealthCare.gov
Fixing the problems with HealthCare.gov is not expensive. To be effective, however, there should actually be no repair process. Instead, the entire site needs to be rebuilt from scratch. The cost, according [...]
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The Dick Cheney Presidential Library in Dallas
After George W. Bush had been pressured into running for president, his handlers realized he needed a vice president. The Bush family consortium called upon Dick Cheney to begin a search to [...]
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Along a River, A While Ago
The radio station was an unremarkable brick building encircled by palm and fruit trees. My intention was to use the airwaves of a local broadcaster to launch a journalism career after spending [...]
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The Old School, Revisited
The little girl walking between us held our hands as we crossed a footbridge over the river. Tree leaves were colored red and gold and hues of yellow and orange and a [...]
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Storm Crazy
Storm chasers are not crazy. They are either scientists or journalists doing their jobs. Anyone might make an argument that by choosing those endeavors for income they lacked a spoke from one [...]
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