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May 22 2016

Bad Doggy

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I’m not terribly possessions-oriented, but I have purchased a few things in my lifetime that I swallowed hard over before purchasing because I really coveted it. Having grown up with parents whose experiences included post-depression and World War II (in Germany) mentalities, I have often had to block that voice in my head over price …

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May 20 2016

Trustees Meet and Continue Their Hard Work

I flew back late last night from Charleston, South Carolina, from one of our R&S Trustee meetings. Aside from the fact that it might have been the first time in years when I didn’t get held up in the Charleston airport by thunderstorms, the meeting was packed with critical topics of conversation by these executive …

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May 18 2016

Cool Kids

An NTCA member shared with me this morning a story highlighting the “supersize” influence that edge providers such as Google have had on this current Administration. The article noted that Google’s top lobbyist in D.C. has visited the White House 128 times through 2015. I think we’ve made tremendous progress with the White House and …

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May 16 2016

National Infrastructure Week

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Proving that there might actually be a “week” for everything, this week is National Infrastructure Week, with appropriate celebrations and government agency webcasts touting the virtues of infrastructure. I couldn’t agree more, and I think about the importance of infrastructure every time I drive over (and even under) a bridge. But when I went to …

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