It's Father's Day, and to mark the occasion, I'm posting another list-- this time of things I learned from my Dad.
Unfortunately, my Father died when I was 21, so he's not around to see what I think he taught me. But in any event, here's the best, funniest, and most useful of those various lessons.
Thanks, Dad. I miss you every day.
1. It’s better to be smart and compassionate than to be super-smart and lack compassion.
2. It’s always an appropriate time to eat olives.
3. Maintain a sense of humor, even when it seems impossible.
4. The critics are wrong. Ishtar is a great film.
5. Being tight-fisted with money is a virtue. Be cheap and save.
6. A flat tax is a good policy idea.
(My Dad preferred Jerry Brown over Bill Clinton in 1992, in large part because he liked the flat tax proposal).... > Read more & share