Monthly Archives: June 2007

The Eagle, the Crow and Integrity

That wise woman who uses the pseudonym Digby is onto something when she writes about Integrity.  Aren’t all serious political pundits – those who tell us what to make of all the events swirling about – serious white men in … Continue reading

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Race and the Law, and History

In Dialogs under the Full Moon, the JUST ABOVE SUNSET crew from coast to coast ripped into the news of June 28 – and that included the Supreme Court decision on school desegregation plans.  The court, it seems, ruled five … Continue reading

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Dialogs under the Full Moon

Perhaps it was the full moon – but the moon won’t really be full until Saturday, 30 June.  But from the window here in Hollywood it sure looked full, three days early.  They say odd things happen with a full … Continue reading

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Not Knowing May Be the Whole Idea

It’s odd to recall that on June 27, 1914, that grumpy Yugoslav nationalist, Gavrilo Princip, assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, sparking the outbreak of World War I.  June 27 is not a good day, and that day was a … Continue reading

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Fun with Sociopaths

Sometimes it’s hard to get a handle on what is going on in the world, or at least what makes a difference, when out here a day like Tuesday, June 26, was bracketed by odd events.  Just after midnight Stephen … Continue reading

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More Than Half the Cat Out Of the Bag

Most people are far too young to remember the ventriloquist Edgar Bergen and his wooden dummy Charlie McCarthy.  But everyone should have seen this coming, and seen it more than three years ago, as many saw it clearly (the item linked … Continue reading

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Sunday as a Day of Rest

Sunday, June 24, 2007, will not be a day of rest, exactly.  There will be no column as it seems there’s a family event in Carlsbad, just north of San Diego.  So it’s a drive south, and in the evening, … Continue reading

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