Now that Tom Watson is gone from the Capitol’s campus, Greg Morris wants to replace him with a monument containing the Ten Commandments. He makes a compelling argument to do so to Creative Loafing. “We have the constitutional right to display it. When we, as legislators, swear an oath, we swear it to the Constitution [...]
“I’m no genius. I’m smart in spots—but I stay around those spots.”— Tom Watson Sr., Founder of IBM The concept of the “Circle of Competence” has been used over the years by Warren Buffett as a way to focus investors on only operating in areas they knew best. Show More Summary
Thanks to Tom Watson at Forbes for this article on the new Digital Civil Society Lab I'm co-leading at Stanford. He's exactly right - we're looking at dollars, data and democracy.
Tiger Woods, who brought Istanbul traffic to a halt on Tuesday as he swatted golf balls into Asia from a bridge in Turkey, defended his decision to skip last week’s World Golf Championship event in China and said he would likely hash...Show More Summary
Remember how Tom Watson was flown in by activists to denounce Murdoch newspapers?
The other day I referenced Tom Watson’s piece in Salon, rejecting any libertarian involvement in the Stop Watching Us demonstration (as you might recall, libertarians were the ones who use a “few positive civil liberties positions as a predator uses candy with a child”). Watson’s piece generated a useful response in Salon from David Segal: […]
Writing at Salon, "New York based journalist and consultant to progressive causes" Tom Watson objects to the anti-surveillance Stop Watching Us rally, scheduled for October 26 in Washington, D.C., because it commits he unforgivable sin of reaching across partisan lines. Show More Summary
Alessio Sakara has had some terrible luck with his next scheduled fight in England. First, Tom Watson was injured and r emoved as his opponent, and now Magnus Cedenblad has also bowed out. Sakara is one of the key pieces of the upcoming card in England. Show More Summary
When Tom Watson left the Labour frontbench, he was fulsome in praise (in the correct sense of the phrase) for his leader. But since then, he’s not exactly been trying… Continue reading The post ‘I don’t want to add to the PM’s panic’: Tom Watson backs Afriyie amendment appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Tiger Woods and Tom Watson have not addressed any lingering bad blood that may still boil between them, but the 2014 U.S. Ryder Cup captain said Tuesday he planned to meet with the world No. 1 ahead of next September’s matches against...Show More Summary
Tom Watson has a great piece in Forbes on a talk with Chelsea Clinton at the Clinton Global Initiative. I attended one of the CGI meetings three years ago in New York, and it was solid and serious. Here’s the some of his piece: Chelsea Clinton has a bunch of titles. In the universe of [...]
(GLENEAGLES, Scotland) — United States captain Tom Watson is suggesting wild-card picks be scrapped for future Ryder Cups. Speaking at a “Year To Go” news conference at Gleneagles ahead of the 2014 tournament at the Scottish course,Show More Summary
Tiger Woods may have played on just one winning Ryder Cup team in his storied career and 2014 U.S. captain Tom Watson may claim that the leadership of the world No. 1 is critical if his squad is to stop a two-contest losing streak next...Show More Summary
The Ryder Cup format has changed many times over the years, with the number of captain's picks varying depending on captain and team, but the 2014 American captain wishes he had zero picks and it was all based on qualification numbers. Tom...Show More Summary
United States captain Tom Watson is suggesting wild-card picks be scrapped for future Ryder Cups.
Rival 2014 Ryder Cup captains Tom Watson and Paul McGinley were involved in their first public disagreement, albeit good natured, at Gleneagles on Tuesday.
United States captain Tom Watson wants his team to draw on the memory of their painful 'Miracle at Medinah' defeat when they bid to wrest the Ryder Cup back from Europe in Scotland next year.
Lord Ashcroft’s Lunch Offensive continues, mercilessly. When he’s not entertaining Tom Watson and other animals, the former Tory donor can be spotted plotting with naughtier Cabinet ministers and loose-lipped journalists.… Continue reading The post Lord, actually appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
The injury bug strikes again! Tom Watson was forced to withdraw from his UFC Fight Night 30 middleweight bout against Alessio Sakara, citing an injury as the cause. The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) announced Sunday (Sept. 21,...Show More Summary
Ed Miliband needs to reassure his backbenchers that he does indeed have a good plan after the GMB union announced it was cutting its affiliation funds to the party by… Continue reading The post Tom Watson: the Labour man with a plan appeared first on Spectator Blogs.