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Entries by Michael Sigman from 10/2011

What's Wrong With America's Obsession With Goals

| Posted 10.09.2011 | Healthy Living

To say that American society is preoccupied with both individual and organizational goal-attainment -- with an emphasis on "stretch" or "audacious" goals -- is an understatement.

Note to GOP: Sometimes an Opinion Isn't Just an Opinion

| Posted 10.12.2011 | Politics

Senator Jon Kyl (R. AZ) advanced the art of GOP prevarication last April when he claimed that Planned Parenthood spends 90% of its budget on abortions. The grossness of the falsehood -- the correct figure is 3%, not 90 -- was par for the course.

'Tis the Season for Poor Political Prognostication

| Posted 10.20.2011 | Politics

Depending on what hour you read this, Romney is or is not inevitable, Cain is or is not the flavor of the month and Obama is a goner or is sure to win a second term. To be heard above the din, commentators are making more outrageous predictions -- and more creative excuses to avoid accountability -- than ever.

As '60s Rockers Turn 70, They Inspire Our Inner 14-Year-Olds

| Posted 10.25.2011 | Fifty

Our pop treasures are still an essential part of who we are, so when we sit on that park bench we can remember them in all their detailed glory -- without CDs, iTunes or iPods.

GOP's Finest in Fierce Battle to Become 2012 Jester-in-Chief

| Posted 10.31.2011 | Comedy

When Tea Partiers warned the Feds to stay away from their Medicare, little did we know they were foreshadowing the all-out battle now raging among Republicans for the role of Jester-In-Chief.