Category Archives: Government is the Problem

Straight Out of California

It’s the old cliché – people move to California, and specifically Los Angeles, and maybe more specifically the beach here, to reinvent themselves – to start over, with a fresh slate or whatever, as someone new. And the sunshine and … Continue reading

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Potatoes

We’ve always had odd politicians – and one of those was the vice president of the first President Bush. That would be Dan Quayle – the dimmest bulb ever one heartbeat away from the most powerful position on earth. At … Continue reading

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Lifting the Curse

When something is over it’s over. It’s not news anymore. And so what seemed like the big news story at the time, in twenty-four hours, is forgotten – or if not forgotten merely a curiosity, useful trivia should you find … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe, and Everything

There’s probably no grand unified theory of everything, unless it comes from the Monty Python troop or Douglas Adams. You might remember Deep Thought – the computer that was created by the pan-dimensional, hyper-intelligent race of beings (whose three dimensional … Continue reading

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Avoidance Behavior

As the second week of the Obama presidency began, the right (the Republicans, the conservatives, the Loyal Opposition – whatever you wish to call them, but they would prefer that you did not call them the losers) – were tying … Continue reading

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