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If Rocky can come back...

I had a great idea for a movie recently. It was about a football team that came out of nowhere, and through hard work and perseverance, ended up playing for the national championship. The first scene starts with four outstanding players who spurned an opportunity to turn professional, deciding to return to college for their senior year and inspire their teammates to experience the thrill of victory after too many agonizing defeats in the past.

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Amazon at what cost?

I grew up in Dubai before it became the Dubai you might now picture. When I was there in the 1980s, the tallest building was 39 stories and it remained the tallest building in the city until 1999. Now Dubai looks like a city from the future. One can imagine a Blade Runner sequel filmed on the streets of Dubai today.

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Dangers of government control

We are a nation of 325 million people. We have a bit of control over the behavior of our 535 elected representatives in Congress, the president and the vice president. But there are seven unelected people who have life-and-death control over our economy and hence our lives — the seven governors of the Federal Reserve Board.