Monthly Archives: February 2012

Apocalypse Pretty Soon

They call them flame wars, a fairly new term. That’s when two big guns in the world of political commentary get into a nasty back-and-forth online. One of them posts something at one of the major sites, and the other, … Continue reading

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On and On and On

Well, that’s over: Mitt Romney scored a hard-won, home state triumph in Michigan and powered to victory in Arizona Tuesday night, gaining a two-state primary sweep over Rick Santorum and precious momentum in the most turbulent Republican presidential race in … Continue reading

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The End-Times Down-Low Blues

Peter Pan said he never wanted to grow up, and pop psychology has identified that as the Peter Pan Syndrome – not listed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders and not recognized by the American Psychiatric Association … Continue reading

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Oscar Sunday

There is no Sunday evening column – and not it’s not because it’s Oscar night here in Hollywood. It’s family – a big get-together down in Carlsbad, just north of San Diego. And it’s a good time to get out … Continue reading

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Narrowing the Focus

Let’s see – as this primary season has unfolded, and as the Republicans try to work out who they’ll choose to run against Obama, they are in the process of trying to focus their attack. After all, a focused attack … Continue reading

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Same Difference

Admit it – when you were a teenager, worried about who you were, and more importantly, who other people thought you were, and trying to figure out what you were supposed to do with your life, as college, or something … Continue reading

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In Ashes

Ash Wednesday – that’s the day after Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) down in New Orleans is over, as is the famous carnival (literally, farewell to the flesh) in Rio. Ash Wednesday is when you simply stop all that wild stuff … Continue reading

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