Tag Archives: Comprehensive Immigration Reform

Out to Prove Something

Maybe Vince Lombardi said it, or maybe he didn’t, but many a coach has repeated it to fire up his team. Show me a good loser and I’ll show you a loser. The general idea is that accepting defeat gracefully, … Continue reading

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Points for Trying

There was a time when you got points for trying. That would be back in the eighties when that self-esteem movement was all the rage, the general idea that low self-esteem was the real cause of all crime, and teenage … Continue reading

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Trailing Indicators

The country moved on. It used to be fine to attack those icky gay folks, and now it’s not. Attacking the useless poor, who are poor only because they have no sense of personal responsibility, used to be fine – … Continue reading

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Republicans at Yorktown

It was the summer of 1781 and things were going badly for our side – the British occupied New York City and a second British army lead by Cornwallis was having a fine old time to the south, capturing Charleston … Continue reading

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Suddenly Left Behind

Cultural shifts happen when no one is looking, and when no one expects them. Out here in Hollywood this drives many a young promoter crazy – their hot club is suddenly no longer hot. No one goes there anymore – … Continue reading

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Wishful Thinking Fortified By Ignorance

Long ago, when dinosaurs roamed the earth, with Adam and Eve, and Jesus too – no, not that long, just the late fifties – there was a time when the news was just the news, hourly on the radio, for … Continue reading

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