Category Archives: Benghazi Cover-Up

The Lost Art of Loyal Opposition

Americans grunt and snarl, but the Brits have a way with words. That’s not just Shakespeare and Dickens. In the early nineteen century, the grumpy party out of power at the time decided they were tired of being called losers … Continue reading

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The Benghazi Calculation

All political thinking is conditional thinking, of the if-then sort – if this, then that. If an incumbent president inherits an economic mess, and can’t fix it in four years, then he won’t be reelected. The other guy will win, … Continue reading

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Waiting for the Iceberg

Another quiet Friday evening on this quiet tree-lined street here in Hollywood, which is the way a week of turmoil should end – with the local classical station finally playing serene music again, after a week of only cheery fund-raising … Continue reading

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And Then There Were Three

Three is a nice number. It provides a sense of completion – whatever bold thing you do is done on the count of three after all, and all writers know to group things in threes. Martin Luther King would speak … Continue reading

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When There’s Nothing There

Everyone leaves Pittsburgh. It’s a town where you’re from. Gene Kelly and Oscar Levant ended up out here in Hollywood, Andy Warhol ended up in the scruffy parts of lower Manhattan, and Gertrude Stein ended up in Paris – but … Continue reading

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Impeachment Time

The late Rollo May was an existential psychologist – whatever that means. It was May and Viktor Frankl saying all inner conflict within a person is due to that individual’s confrontation with the givens of existence. Life’s a bitch and it really … Continue reading

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Assisted Annihilation

The loyal opposition is beginning to get it – no one sees them as loyal anymore, except to a steadily shrinking minority of old white guys, mainly from the South, with guns, and loyal to a few grumpy billionaires with … Continue reading

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