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Fear

Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt, Pull up a chair.  I’m feeling a little under the weather this morning (3 hours in a dental chair and a flu shot on the same day will do that to you) so let’s stay with coffee this morning.   Fear.  My what a powerful motivator fear is.  Now emotions…

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Inevitable

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt, Hey, have a seat, if you haven’t got something already, pour yourself something strong, you’ll be needing it in the days ahead.   Well, the people have spoken, or the fix was in. The Senate races in GA, as you know if you pay any attention at all to…

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Christmas

    Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt,  pull up a chair, pour some eggnog, have some Christmas cookies, or whatever means Christmas/Yule/Hannukah/any of the other winter solstice holidays to you.        The day before yesterday as I write this was the shortest day of the year.  Life as we know it, with some exceptions that…

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Journalism

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt,  pull up a chair, pour something, and let’s talk.     I was hard put to find something I wanted to talk about today.  I think I’m going to discuss what passes for journalism these days.  Look journalism used to mean “reporting the facts.”  Now it seems the dictionary has…

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Fundamental Change

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt,  pull up a chair, pour something, and let’s talk.  Ah, another week where I have more targets than time.     Now I could discuss the lawsuit that places… I think it’s 9 states now, and the office of the President, against four states, before SCOTUS in what stands one…

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Leadership

  Welcome back to the Scuttlebutt,   Pull up a chair, pull a draft and let’s talk.  Well, last week we talked about security, this week, I’m going to discuss leadership.     But first, let me mention that the Navy finally grasped the nettle and admitted that the Bonny Dick, (the Bonhomme Richard) is toast,…