Daily Archives: August 18, 2007

Sometimes There Is No Agreement

On March 3, 1991, Rodney King, on parole for a robbery conviction, led police on a high speed pursuit here in Los Angeles.  In an interview King later said that he didn’t pull over as he just didn’t want to … Continue reading

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Letter from Paris

Our Man in Paris, Ric Erikson, editor of MetropoleParis, gives us a very strange August in Paris.  No one stays in Paris in August.  The French have fled elsewhere, and there are just the mobs of tourists.  Much is closed.  … Continue reading

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