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What he Knew he Knew Well. Unfortunately What he Did Not Know he did Not Suspect Existed – “Burr” – Gore Vidal

September 25th, 2012 · Comments Off on What he Knew he Knew Well. Unfortunately What he Did Not Know he did Not Suspect Existed – “Burr” – Gore Vidal · Policy, Prediction, Psychology, Statistics

Yet Adams’ intelligence, though limited, was profound. What he knew he knew well. Unfortunately what he did not know he did not suspect existed.

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A Bank Run in Louisianna – “Huey Long”, T. Harry Williams

September 12th, 2012 · Comments Off on A Bank Run in Louisianna – “Huey Long”, T. Harry Williams · Economics, Policy, Politics, Psychology, Social Psychology

(The first man in line in a bank run) soon appeared (at the opening of the bank), waving a check for $18,000 and confident that he, at least, would get his money. Entering the office, he was startled to see Governor Long behind the desk. Huey was waving a check himself. “The state of Louisiana […]

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