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  1. Thoughts I did not think much about at the time: Part II

    by , September 11th, 2011 at 08:01 PM (Rob Garbin's Blog)
    The second "aha" moment happened for me during our second and final invasion of Iraq. Leading up to the war and eventual ground invasion, we were told about the danger Saddam's regime posed to the saftey of America. We were told that Iraq had large hidden stockpiles of chemical weapons and was actively seeking out nuclear weapons, statements that might have been true at one time.

    However, by the second or third day of the invasion, it became clear to me that the compelling ...

    Updated September 11th, 2011 at 08:12 PM by Gkarlives

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  2. Short Term vs Long Term

    by , November 17th, 2010 at 10:02 PM (Rob Garbin's Blog)
    Most people understand the concepts of short term and long term planning in their everyday life, but the effects of government and private sector planning seems to totally boggle them. I see the results in the political choices made in this country. I also see the outcome in the way businesses spin their products through turbulent times.

    Take the coal industry for example. Their best solution to the polluting nature of their product is to run ad campaigns that overemphasize the ...

    Updated November 17th, 2010 at 10:12 PM by Gkarlives