“Sociopath” has been applied to Oslo’s killer. The sociopaths I have known have been lively, entertaining, and charming until they get a chance to take your car keys, bank account, or virtue. Most of these characters, however, keep an eye on their escape route.
Paranoid schizophrenics seem to be perfectly normal except on a small range of topics and the set is frequently unique to a particular individual. For example, I know a perfectly charming black guy who is convinced that the…Continue
Standard lore is that if tax rates are cut, the number of people paying taxes will increase and the government will collect more than it does now. I doubt, however, that such will work during Obama’s time in Washington.
Exchanges – whether dinner for sex or dollars for a car – depend upon sustained partnerships between the participants. The newer the relationship or the closer its ending, the greater you chances for being cheated. The RAND researchers figured this out and so has a…Continue
Added by James Brody on July 27, 2011 at 4:07pm — No Comments
Boehner and BO arm wrestle, Geitner, Reid, and Pelosi shill, default is a phantom, and the left screams “compromise, it’s the only fair thing.”
Continuous partnerships grow compromise and trust; you are most apt to be robbed on the first and last transaction. Such is the finding from research and from our experience with guys who want to sell us brushes or aluminum siding and those who peddle cars. Phone banks and web pages are now the rodents in our cash drawer but they keep company…Continue
Added by James Brody on July 11, 2011 at 8:17am — No Comments